Movies like Birds of a Feather

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Birds of a Feather (1978)
 7.2
 11K
Birds of a Feather (1978)
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: witty, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, semi serious, lgbt cinema, sitcom, sex comedy, sexy ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, gay slur, family relations, couples, father son relationship, female impersonator, culture clash, parents and children, gender bending, meet the parents, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, hidden identity, gender, disorder, switching roles, comedy of errors, dishonesty, eccentric family, couple relations, gay couple, male to female cross dressing, lgbt, cabaret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, saint tropez, cote d'azur, europe, south of france, provence ...

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Most similar movies to Birds of a Feather

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, farce, disorder, dishonesty, male nudity, gender and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Birds of a Feather: The Birdcage (1996), The Closet (2001), What a Drag (1996), Happy Easter (1984), Oscar (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Birdcage (1996)
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, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: senator, gay slur, gay, farce, cross dressing, politician, comedy of errors, disorder, gender, parents and children, family values, conservative ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, farce, espionage, mistaken identity, gender bending, countryside, comedy of errors, eccentric family, disorder, friends, secret agents ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 17K
The Closet (2001)
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: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, disorder, comedy of errors, discrimination, workplace situations, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 2K
What a Drag (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A closeted gay man's attempt to "act straight" for the sake of his job has unexpected consequences.
Style: realistic, feel good, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: transvestism, infidelity, disco, farce, hidden identity, love triangle, restaurant, nightclub, unfulfilled love, friends, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.3
 3K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, adultery, adulterer, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, seduction, easter, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 7K
Oscar (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film originated as a play in Paris. The story focuses on the one-day adventures of Bertrand Barnier played with a genius of French cinema, Louis de Funes. In the same morning he learns that his daughter is pregnant, an employee stole a large ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: comedy of errors, farce, father daughter relationship, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, accountant, power relations, parents and children, boss and employee, cons and scams, blackmail ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Dinner Game (1998)
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: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 215
He Is My Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dix ans après L'Homme est une femme comme les autres, Simon Eskenazy est devenu un grand interprète de musique traditionnelle juive. Il voit successivement débarquer sa mère envahissante, son ex-femme, son fils de 10 ans qu'il n'a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, gender, society, musician's life, lifestyle, transvestism, interracial relations, gays and lesbians, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Maybe... Maybe Not (1994)
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: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, farce, pregnancy, wedding, gay, friendship, couples, family relations, gays and lesbians, gender, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 569
Merci Dr Rey! (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young phone-sex addict goes to a therapist who herself has died and a psychotic patient is in her place.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: murder, love and romance, farce, comedy of errors, parents and children, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, gender bending, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, hate crime, female impersonator, bittersweet, gay slur, dishonesty, romance, youth, love and romance, gender, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, friends, once in a lifetime opportunity, couples, family problems, disorder, lookalikes, small town, infidelity, down on your luck, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, female impersonator, desert, gender bending, cross dressing, on the road, bus, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
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: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay, gay interest, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, disorder, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 2K
Dead Tired (1994)
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: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: disorder, twins, self discovery, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, couples, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, relationship vs career, parents and children, family life, dull life, family problems, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, witty, parody, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, family relations, artists and showbiz, eccentric family, lifestyle, family life, parents and children, transvestism, love affair, dark humor, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, spain, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Me, Myself and Mum (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: How to become a man when your mother and your closed circle have decided otherwise? This is the challenge Guillaume took up. The film recounts Guillaume's tragicomic battle from the young age of eight, as he adopts the role of a girl then of a ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, youth, actor's life, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, unsupportive parent, parents and children, masturbation, gay slur, gay stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marco Mazzetti (Marcello Mastroianni), a driving instructor, lives with his wife Irène (Catherine Deneuve) and their young. After a series of dizzy spells, he goes to the doctor and discovers that he is four-month pregnant. Marco then becomes ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, biting, witty ...
Plot: pregnant man, switching roles, gender, babies and infants, self discovery, pregnancy, farce, miraculous event, parents and children, gender bending, midlife crisis, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 5K
French Twist (1995)
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: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, real estate agent, infidelity, adultery, menage a trois, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, south of france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, buddies, dishonesty, love affair, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 2K
The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, disorder, couples, silly humor, showbiz, aids, couple relations, fall in love, hotel, gender, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, couple relations, buddies, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, marriage, friendship, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, disorder, dark humor, testimony, friends, farce, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 10K
The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: supermodel, couples, comedy of errors, photographer, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, adultery, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family problems, estrangement, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 148K
Brüno (2009)
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, satirical, sexy, absurd, funny ...
Plot: gay slur, satire, social satire, gay, fashion, fame, society, lifestyle, gender, stereotypes, misfit, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, gay, gender bending, friendship, gay slur, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, showbiz, cross country ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
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, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dark humor, christmas, suicide, trapped in an elevator, disorder, breakup, social worker, family problems, couples, human nature, couple relations, suffering ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%