Movies like The Chain 1984

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The Chain (1984)
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: clever, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, biting, offbeat
Plot: house, relocation, family relations, love and romance, couples, social differences, society, moving, property
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london

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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, ...
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Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: england, europe
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
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Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, satire, tv show, culture clash, showbiz, social decay, lifestyle, friends, paparazzi, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, society, writer's life, down on your luck, reincarnation, fake marriage, love and romance, gender, romance, gays and lesbians, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
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Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, youth, food, family conflict, immigrant family, family problems, family relations, couples, coming of age, immigrants, society, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
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Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (apparently) contented children. The other family is poor, with ...
Style: funny, realistic, semi serious, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: coming of age, twins separated at birth, oedipus complex, class differences, family relations, twins, satire, society, babies and infants, youth, clergy, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, flanders
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A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, satirical, bleak ...
Plot: satire, working class, small town, countryside, food, village, social differences, village life, ambition, society, crimes, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Place: europe, france
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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 ...
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Plot: extramarital affair, satire, culture clash, bittersweet, performer's life, family relations, communication problem, estrangement, disorder, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: female nudity, fake doctor, dishonesty, society, state affairs, politics, life is a bitch, head of state, switching roles, love and romance, romance, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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Mary Had a Little... (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A theatrical impresario tries to win a bet with a psychiatrist over the production of a perfect baby.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: baby, psychiatrist, love and romance, power relations, couples, disorder, doctors and patients, fall in love, pregnancy, mental illness, shakespeare, hypnosis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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We Think the World of You (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching, humorous ...
Plot: dog, gay, lgbt, class differences, owner dog relationship, lgbtq, family relations, prison, working class, bisexuality, battles, couples ...
Time: 50s
Place: england, london, europe
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LolliLove (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A hip, misguided Southern California couple decide to make a difference in the lives of the homeless by giving them lollipops with a cheery slogan on the wrapper.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: social differences, society, nothing goes right, rich and poor, social relations, homelessness, charity, satire, homeless, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Life in the Fast Lane (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, surreal, biting ...
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Mutiny on the Buses (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the ...
Style: sexy, suspense, biting, cynical, realistic ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: britain, england
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My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
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High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, clever ...
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Time: 80s
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Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins. If anyone can prevent the oncoming apocalypse it's the ...
Style: suspense, realistic, not serious, biting, humorous ...
Plot: satire, post apocalypse, chaos, society, politics, state affairs, head of state, terrorism, island, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: political, suspense, realistic, not serious, cynical ...
Plot: satire, politics, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, media, dishonesty, state affairs, rise to the top, head of state, ambition, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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People Like Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio show for BBC Radio 4 in three series from 1995 to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, parody ...
Plot: satire, social relations, human nature, media, society, british humour
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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The Clandestine Marriage (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family.
Style: humorous, stylized, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: society, wedding, pregnancy, love affair, parents and children, comedy of errors, power relations, couples, estate, family relations, master and servant, romance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, europe
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Staggered (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles as he makes his way to London for what he believes is to be his ...
Style: road movie, sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: island, wedding, best man, cons and scams, on the road, doctors and patients, couples, beach, disorder, friends, getting home, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Mohamed Dubois (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arnaud Dubois may be the heir to a bank, but he prefers to call himself Mohamed. Having fallen out with his father, he turns his back on the family residence. On his travels, he meets Mustafa, who introduces him to his sister Sabrina. Having fallen ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, interracial relations, fish out of water, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, disorder, fall in love, fake identity, police, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A put-upon Jewish deli owner in Brooklyn dreams of getting out from underneath the thumb of his domineering father and his haughty fashion-model girlfriend by buying his own restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, rabbi, restaurant, family relations, couples, loan, religions or cults, friends, love and romance, romance, clergy, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tracey Takes On... is a sketch comedy series starring comedienne Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons on HBO and was commissioned after the success of the 1993 comedy special "Tracey Ullman Takes on New York." Each episode focuses ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: family relations, disorder, charity, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, showbiz, social differences, family life, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Buttoners (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Je to film sestávající ze šesti povídek, které většinou černě humornou, ironickou, mnohdy i trpce hořkou formou vyprávějí o jednom dávném prokletí, lidské nevěře, podivných úchylkách, nečekaném zázraku i pokryteckém ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coincidence, couple relations, destiny, human nature, couples, dark humor, society
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, year 1995, year 1945
Place: eastern europe, prague, europe, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: sexy, realistic, suspense, biting, humorous ...
Plot: satire, female nudity, beauty pageant, choreographer, childhood, irreverent, alter ego, adolescence, corruption, greed, depression, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexy, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay interest, therapy, psychiatrist, bisexual man, doctors and patients, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, gender, romance, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Made for Each Other (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The pair who created "Lovers and Other Strangers" take on marriage and other impossibilities.
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, touching ...
Plot: bittersweet, haunted by the past, love affair, fall in love, siblings relations, love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, masturbation, family dinner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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Man About the House (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unscrupulous property developer wants to flatten the street to make way for new buildings.Householder George Roper is happy to take the offered money and run but his wife Mildred and their lodgers join with other residents to take a stand and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: landlord, restaurant, couples, disorder, social relations, couple relations, chef, sex, henpecked husband, landlord tenant relationship, male female relationship, laxative ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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