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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Original name: Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous, talky, dark humor, semi serious, disturbing, meditative, tense ...
Plot: high society, farce, satire, smuggling, heroin, police brutality, dream, guest, friendship, nothing goes right, social decay, social problems, lifestyle, adultery, bishop, cocaine, restaurant, dating, dinner, bourgeoisie, drink, date, character study, relationships, visceral ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, clever and realistic films with plots about satire, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, weird and greed mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie: The Phantom of Liberty (1974), That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), Playtime (1967), Smile (1975), Living in Oblivion (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
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That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe
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Playtime (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Clumsy Monsieur Hulot finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist, and as they weave ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: tourist, restaurant, culture clash, farce, chaos, fish out of water, skyscraper, misfit, nothing goes right, lifestyle, goofy hero, human existence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
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23%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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