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, lgbt cinema, sitcom ...
Plot: farce, gay slur, family relations, couples, transvestism, couple relations, parents and children, meet the parents, gender bending, dishonesty, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, disorder, hidden identity, comedy of errors, eccentric family, switching roles, gay couple, cabaret, female impersonator, cross dressing, homosexuality, prejudice, fairy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, south of france, saint tropez, southern france ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, disorder, farce, couple relations, dishonesty, family relations and male nudity mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: transvestism, espionage, farce, on the run, gays and lesbians, secret agents, gender bending, comedy of errors, switching roles, countryside, mistaken identity, eccentric family ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, french riviera, sicily, riviera ...
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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, cross dressing, farce, crossdressing, politician, comedy of errors, disorder, conservative, family values, gender, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, discrimination, hidden identity, gender, disorder, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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58%
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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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, infidelity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, accountant, indoor, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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41%
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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: not serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: transvestism, disco, infidelity, friends, bar, love triangle, hidden identity, farce, nightclub, restaurant, couples, coming out ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, disturbing, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, murder, farce, comedy of errors, parents and children, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, love triangle, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, clever, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, disorder, lookalikes, crumbling marriage, buddies, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hidden identity, unfulfillment, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, love triangle, love affair, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: urban, farce, parents and children, switching roles, self discovery, pregnancy, miraculous event, satire, gender, babies and infants, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, twins, self discovery, actor's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, performer's life, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: clever, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, gender, musician's life, society, lifestyle, couple relations, transvestism, interracial relations, gays and lesbians, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, youth, gender, couple relations, gender bending ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, couples, disorder, artists and showbiz, gender, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, satire, silly humor, crime, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, disorder, aids, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 855
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 triangle, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, apartment, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, love affair ...
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, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, family problems, disorder, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: christmas, breakup, disorder, couples, social worker, family problems, couple relations, human nature, urban, misfit, society, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ 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: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, suicide attempt, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, testimony, friends, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, southern france, france
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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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, fall in love, self discovery, youth, actor's life, lifestyle, unsupportive parent, parents and children, gay slur, masturbation, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, buddies, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, friendship, marriage, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 love, lesbian, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, real estate agent, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: suspense, biting, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, investigation, deadly, society, couple relations, eccentric family, violence spree, social decay, meet the parents ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, tennis, friends, love and romance, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, love affair, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, family relations, social differences, couple relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, intrigue, power relations, couples, servant, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: dark humor, humorous, witty, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, eccentric family, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, parents and children, love affair, parody, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, infidelity, twin sister ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, spain, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, social differences, social relations, rich and poor, misfit, couple relations, couples, disorder, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, not serious
Plot: kindergarten, couple relations, obsession, disorder, farce, moral dilemma, ambition, dishonesty, mistaken identity, blind ambition, parents and children, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%