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, situational comedy, funny, dramatic ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, meet the parents, gender bending, couples, dishonesty, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, disorder, hidden identity, switching roles, eccentric family, comedy of errors, cabaret, homosexuality, fairy, birthday, provence, butler, gay couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, cote d'azur, saint tropez, southern 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 disorder, farce, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, male nudity and love and romance mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Birds of a Feather: The Birdcage (1996), The Closet (2001), What a Drag (1996), Happy Easter (1984), The Dinner Game (1998). 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, gay, crimes, secret agents, switching roles, gays and lesbians, goofy hero, undercover, secret identity, gender ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, french riviera, saint tropez, riviera ...
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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
Plot: senator, farce, gay, politician, comedy of errors, disorder, family values, gender, parents and children, conservative, crossdressing, gay slur ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 16K
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: witty, humorous, clever, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: homosexuality, coming out, accountant, condom, workplace, gossip and rumors, friends, parents and children, workplace intrigue, hidden identity, comedy of errors, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: witty, humorous, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, coming out, disco, infidelity, couple relations, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, lifestyle, gender, fall in love, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: womanizer, farce, nothing goes right, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, disorder, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: french, farce, mistress, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, ambition, misfit, contests and competitions, accountant, comedy of errors, plan gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: missing person, mistaken identity, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, buddies, family problems, disorder, infidelity, hidden identity, small town, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, gay, farce, pregnancy, friendship, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay, farce, friendship, disorder, couples, gender, showbiz, urban, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: farce, self discovery, urban, gender, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, switching roles, babies and infants, gender bending, disorder, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, disorder, gender bending, comedy of errors, gender, coming out, parents and children, murder, voyeurism, family relations, farce, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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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, realistic, semi serious, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian love, lesbian, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, gays and lesbians, couples, vengeance, gender, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 801
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, romance, couples, dishonesty, womanizer, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, gay, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, on the run, hidden identity, aids, hotel, showbiz, gender, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Splitting Heirs (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Plot: farce, inheritance, dishonesty, disorder, switching roles, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, lawyer, incest, british, indians, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: england, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, funny, light, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, couple relations, disorder, family problems, family life, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, relationship vs career, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
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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: disorder, self discovery, twins, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, mistaken identity, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, disorder, love affair, parents and children, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, family problems, couples, disorder, mentally unstable, misfit, human nature, society, social worker, urban, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
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, dark humor, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: farce, war, disorder, actor, gay, german occupation, world war two, daring rescue, theater, polish, anti heroes, espionage ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 841
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: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: zoophilia, dishonesty, family problems, disorder, animal life, human nature, love triangle, farce, infidelity, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 269
Pink Angels (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Six rough and tumble motor cyclists meet at the side of an empty highway to plan their adventurous excursion cycling to Los Angeles. The burly bunch are Michael (John Alderman), David (Tom Basham), Henry (Bob Bihiller), Arnold (Bruce Kimbal), Eddie ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: transvestism, on the road, police, biker, gender, lifestyle, crimes, gays and lesbians, friends, misfit, gang, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, playwright, womanizer, infidelity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, sexual relations, doctors and patients, power relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: unfulfillment, parents and children, golden years, nothing goes right, estrangement, elderly, infidelity, obsession, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family problems, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I'm So Excited! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is an ensemble comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Plot: airplane, farce, friends, disorder, strong sexual content, stewardess, gays and lesbians, workplace, drugs/alcohol, confinement indoors, air disaster, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, mexico, new jersey, australia, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 9K
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: comedy of errors, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, nothing goes right, pretense, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love, valet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 259
Butch Camp (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Butch Camp is a 1996 comedy film. Filmed and set in Chicago, Illinois, it tells the story of a mild-mannered gay man who, tired of being pushed around by straights, enrolls in "Butch Camp," a program designed to turn wimpy gay men into ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: breakup, coming out, femme fatale, looking for love, military life, strong sexual content, love affair, looking for sex, twentysomething life, sexual relations, singleness, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, communication problem, family relations, society, lifestyle, disorder, artists and showbiz, parents and children, fish out of water, estrangement, masked man, director ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 3K
Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, looking for love, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, family relations, couples, disorder, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 3K
The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: ambition, inventions and discoveries, quibbling, environmental health, relationship vs career, technology gone awry, couple relations, disorder, family problems, eccentric family, couples, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%