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The Caiman (2006)
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The Caiman (2006)
Original name: Il caimano
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, surreal, disturbing, based on supposedly true story
Plot: politics, filmmaking, bribery, journalism, ambition, political intrigue, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, polish, political corruption, bankruptcy, couples, dishonesty, media, mogul, head of state, crumbling marriage, media satire, showbiz, state affairs, unfulfillment, down on your luck, relationship vs career, lesbian, ship ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe

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Most similar movies to The Caiman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and humorous films with plots about couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, politics, couple relations, dishonesty and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Caiman: The Terrace (1980), See Arnold Run (2005), Ex (2009), April (1998), Remember Me, My Love (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, clever, cynical ...
Plot: politics, artists and showbiz, love affair, unfulfillment, infidelity, political intrigue, couples, dishonesty, friends, state affairs, society, typewriter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
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95%
 5.0
 443
See Arnold Run (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This biographical docu-drama alternates between two parallel threads in the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger: his formative early years as the repeat winner of the Mr. Olympia body-building championship; and his modern foray into the world of politics, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: campaign, politics, media, celebrity culture, rise to the top, siblings relations, couple relations, musician's life, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, filmmaking, political intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, austria, san diego california
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89%
 6.2
 2K
Ex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, friendship, friends, family relations, love triangle, looking for love, breakup, romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.0
 3K
April (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian national elections.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: politics, election, hopes, youth, society, lifestyle, family relations, working class, redemption, family life, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1996, year 1995
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Remember Me, My Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eroticism, love affair, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment, family in crisis, teenage life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, audition, promiscuity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 606
The Reagans (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The miniseries featured James Brolin as Ronald Reagan and Judy Davis as Nancy Reagan, and covers the period in time from 1949 when Reagan was still in Hollywood, through his governorship of California until Reagan's last day in office as ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, realistic
Plot: white house, politics, governor, president, society, republican, lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, head of state, couples, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 220
Another Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has anything to offer her public. Then she meets Jean, an ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, disorder, couples, musician's life, romance, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, pianist, art museum ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Queen's Sister (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An in-depth biopic of Princess Margaret from the days following her father's death in 1952 until the 1970s. She was known to be a flamboyant royal but she remained a stickler for protocol. She had many controversial romances and also infamously ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: british royal family, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, romance, love affair, fall in love, against the rules, siblings relations, royal family, couples, dishonesty, head of state ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic
Plot: media, media satire, journalism, political intrigue, dishonesty, political corruption, campaign, state affairs, manipulations, corrupt politician, tv station, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, satirical ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, head of state, state affairs, love and romance, couples, against the odds, comedian, conspiracy theory, usa president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 3K
Dark Eyes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, love affair, human nature, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: italy, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, destructive relationship, price of justice, legal action, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, couple relations, factory, midlife crisis, anti semitism, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
 18K
Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, director, filmmaking, extramarital affair, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, workplace situations, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, artists and showbiz, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: europe, france, french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Slave of Love (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, pre war
Plot: revolution, filmmaking, rebelliousness, showbiz, love and romance, life is a bitch, state affairs, fall in love, lovers reunited, rebellion, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director struggles with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant, she is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise.
Style: erotic, serious, stylized, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: filmmaking, sexual relations, showbiz, lifestyle, love affair, manipulations, actor's life, gender, sex, strong female character, employer employee relationship, erection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 2K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, couples, family problems, dishonesty, forbidden love, dull life, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 488
A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: sexy, sexual, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, adultery, destructive relationship, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love affair, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, human nature, true love, parents separation, breakup, unfulfillment, romance, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.8
 1K
The Jewel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Amanzio Rastelli appointed several of his relations to managerial positions in his firm. They decided to think internationally and now business is heavily in debt. Luckily for the Rastellis, Bolta the accountant uses all the tricks of his art to ...
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, serious, clever
Plot: bribery, unfulfillment, corporate crimes, rise and fall, working the system, family relations, dishonesty, stock broker, legal, bankruptcy, family business, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 728
The Big Dream (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Italian Revolution, 1968. Police officer, Nicolas, wants to become an actor. He goes out in plain clothes and meets Laura who is among students against the government, Vietnam War and who seek sexual freedom. One day, his identity gets exposed and ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: politics, state affairs, against the rules, hopes, love and romance, student life, follow your dream, secret movement, youth, love triangle, rebellion, mole ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Berlinguer: I Love You (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young poet falls in love in sofisticated woman who hates poetry.But,poet wants to win her with poetry and:a bit of help of his mum.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: politics, unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, social relations, thirtysomething life, friend, poem, loss of father, prostitute, flashback, feminist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 25K
Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, stylized, biting, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, sexism, director, screenwriter, new wave, boss and employee, couples, german, human nature, showbiz, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.9
 5K
Camera Buff (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Filip buys an 8mm movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen when he is sent to regional film festivals with his first ...
Style: biting, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: bus, polish, factory worker, politics, factory, movie camera, friendship, couple relations, obsessive quest, friends, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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I Am Self Sufficient (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michele Apicella lives in Rome, in an apartment paid for by his father. Abandoned by his wife and his son Andrea, he occupies his time acting in an experimental theater company under the artistic direction of his friend Fabio.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, surreal
Plot: politics, actor's life, society, artists and showbiz, direction and purpose, cause and meaning, unrequited love, stage play, communism, theater, critic, loneliness
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, sincere, surreal ...
Plot: immigrants, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, hopes, family relations, filmmaking, love triangle, love and romance, state affairs, artists and showbiz, politics ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 50s, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: germany, asia, russia, kazakhstan, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Days and Clouds (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in Genoa, the film concerns the financial struggles and emotional strain that occur after Michele loses his job. He and his wife Elsa are forced to give up their affluent lifestyle and cope with the tensions of moving into a smaller home, ...
Style: touching, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: unemployment, elderly lovers, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, ambition, family problems, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, photographer, psychiatrist, teacher, musician, corruption, cafe, suicide, interrogation, pianist, protest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, rome italy, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: transsexual, love and romance, love affair, crumbling marriage, losing-it hero, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, self discovery, forbidden love, introspection, lovers reunited, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Rest is Silence (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made together the 2 hours long movie "Romania's Independence" - an as faithful as possible screen adaptation of the real Independence War ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, hopes, blind ambition, state affairs, obsessive quest, director, career change, ambition, partners, showbiz, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: romania, hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 138
The Man Inside (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gunter Wallraff is a journalist seeking to expose the unethical journalism practiced by The Standard, a very popular and powerful German newspaper. He goes undercover, using forged identity papers and at great personal risk, to join their staff. ...
Style: psychological, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: undercover, hidden identity, legal, magazine, society, rebellion, journalism, media, political conspiracy, dishonesty, political intrigue, political corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%