Movies like Birds of a Feather 1978

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Birds of a Feather (1978)
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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, offbeat, captivating, realistic, semi serious, cult film, situational comedy, sitcom ...
Plot: farce, gay slur, couples, transvestism, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, meet the parents, gender bending, dishonesty, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, disorder, hidden identity, switching roles, eccentric family, comedy of errors, cabaret, female impersonator, homosexuality, fairy, birthday, provence, satire ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez, southern france, paris france

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Most similar movies to Birds of a Feather

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, disorder, farce, couple relations, dishonesty, love and romance and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Birds of a Feather: The Birdcage (1996), The Closet (2001), Happy Easter (1984), The Dinner Game (1998), What a Drag (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: transvestism, espionage, farce, gender, friends, buddies, crimes, gays and lesbians, secret agents, goofy hero, on the run, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, french riviera, riviera, sicily ...
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95%
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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, farce, crossdressing, politician, disorder, comedy of errors, parents and children, conservative, gender, family values, gay ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, gay slur, cons and scams, workplace situations, parents and children, gender, comedy of errors, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, infidelity, disorder, dishonesty, couples, adultery, adulterer, easter, lie, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, mistress, snobbism, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, ambition, profanity, accountant, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: feel good, realistic, clever, not serious, witty ...
Plot: transvestism, disco, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, couple relations, hidden identity, farce, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 448
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, disturbing, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, murder, parents and children, comedy of errors, farce, hidden identity, voyeurism, police investigation, family relations, gay son, couples, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: offbeat, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, friends, lookalikes, disorder, family problems, couples, dishonesty, buddies, unfulfillment, down on your luck, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, biting, offbeat, suspense, clever ...
Plot: farce, gender, urban, family relations, self discovery, midlife crisis, pregnancy, miraculous event, switching roles, parents and children, babies and infants, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, wedding, pregnancy, friendship, crumbling marriage, fall in love, unfulfillment, sexual relations, love affair, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, gangsters, fall in love, crimes, goofy hero, couple relations, disorder, dishonesty, couples, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 844
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 triangle, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, romance, love and romance, womanizer, dishonesty, couples, mistress, screwball ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: self discovery, disorder, twins, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, friends, best friends, couples, disorder, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, female impersonator, bittersweet, gay slur, romance, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, true love, youth ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, human nature, misfit, urban, breakup, suffering, social misfits, nothing goes right, couple relations, mentally unstable, social worker, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
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: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, apartment, romance, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, love affair, opposites attract, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, light, feel good, funny, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, fish out of water, couple relations, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, parents and children, relationship vs career, unsupportive spouse, family problems, disorder, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian, lesbian love, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, real estate agent, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, self discovery, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, uninvited guest, family life, eccentric family, siblings relations, family gatherings, couple relations, interracial relations, family problems, couples, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: witty, cynical, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, partners, deadly, disorder, witnessing a crime, unfulfillment, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, southern france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: biting, suspense, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, social decay, eccentric family, deadly, family relations, meet the parents, crimes, couple relations, violence spree ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, disorder, parents and children, nothing goes right, elderly, couple relations, infidelity, estrangement, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, couples, social relations, misfit, social differences, infidelity, disorder, rich and poor, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sexy, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, buddies, love and romance, friends, nothing goes right, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, contemplative, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, romance, introspection, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, friendship, marriage, wedding, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
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Max mon amour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
Style: offbeat, surreal, realistic, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: zoophilia, unlikely couple, human nature, couples, dishonesty, disorder, family problems, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, farce, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, obsession, disorder, kindergarten, farce, parents and children, blind ambition, hidden identity, mistaken identity, moral dilemma, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: feel good, humorous, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, couples, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, unemployment, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, unlikely couple, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%