Movies like Bye Bye Monkey

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Bye Bye Monkey (1978)
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Bye Bye Monkey (1978)
Original name: Ciao maschio
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In metahistorical New York city electrotechnician Lafayette deals with a megalomaniac director of a wax museum of ancient Rome, an italian lonely anarchist, a group of feminist actresses - including Angelica who falls in love with him - and a small adopted chimpanzee.
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, serious, disturbing, grotesque
Plot: feminism, monkey, chimpanzee, absurd humor, surrealism, manhood, orphan, life is a bitch, babies and infants, danger, society, human nature, strong female presence, catastrophe, future dystopia, end of the world, post apocalypse, rape, pregnancy, ancient rome, cia, female nudity, suicide, doll, beach ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, offbeat, humorous and semi serious films with plots about society, love and romance, couples, female nudity, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief) and surrealism mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Bye Bye Monkey: City of Women (1980), The Big Feast (1973), Oh, Woe Is Me (1993), Jean de Florette (1986), Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
City of Women (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, witty, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: sexual relations, feminism, satire, hostages, fish out of water, couple relations, disorder, couples, hostage, strong female presence, battle of the sexes, politics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
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The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, art house, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, social decay, society, lifestyle, sexual relations, midlife crisis, strong sexual content, friends, gluttony ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Oh, Woe Is Me (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Romance about Simon Donnadieu and his decision to leave his ever-loving wife Rachel.
Style: stylized, clever, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural romance, battle zone, infidelity, mysterious character, love and romance, investigation, journalism, romance, love triangle, miraculous event, religions or cults, church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: provence, conspiracy, countryside, inheritance, farm, avarice, village life, cons and scams, down on your luck, parents and children, village, human nature ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, classical music, friendship, love triangle, cure, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, youth, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Seed of Man (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a Post-Apocalyptic period in the near future the majority of the European population has been wiped out by some sort of undefined plague. Cino and Dora, a young couple, are rounded up by what constitutes the authorities on an isolated ...
Style: grotesque
Plot: beach, plague, shakespearean quotation, pregnancy, pepsi cola, end of the world, symbolism, post apocalypse, wild boar, violence, male nudity, equestrian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Green Card (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, green card, immigration, greenhouse, cons and scams, romance, immigrants, working the system, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Woman (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Gerard and his 9-month-old son have been left by his wife for feminist reasons. The custody of his son is being threatened by his next romance.
Plot: single father, engineer, uncircumcised penis, baby, female nudity, sex scene, self mutilation, male objectification, surrealism, love, castration, machismo ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Claudine (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Diahann Carroll was nominated for both an Oscar and a Golden Globe award for her gripping portrayal as the indomitable Claudine in this heartwarming comedy. While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: single parent, social worker, single mother, urban ghetto, family life, urban, parents and children, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, city life, social differences, custody ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, love affair, fall in love, unfulfilled love, social differences, couple relations, love triangle, human nature, impossible love, infidelity, lovers apart, couples ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: italy, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, chaos, future dystopia, pregnancy, escapades, danger, society, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, sincere, epic ...
Plot: working class, hopes, politics, family relations, labor union, injustice, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, society, strong female presence, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ricky (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Katie meets Paco they fall in love. From this an extraordinary child is born; Ricky, who quickly develops into something wonderful and not so normal.
Style: disturbing, captivating, enigmatic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: babies and infants, miraculous event, mutant, society, supernatural, life turned upside down, imaginary, working class, privacy invasion, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My American Uncle (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, psychology, reward, punishment, mouse, bittersweet, actor's life, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, introspection, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1977
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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What? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young American woman traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right.
Style: humorous, offbeat, sexy, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, disorder, misfit, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, walkie talkie, attempted rape, dominatrix, sexuality, surrealism, absurdism, flashing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Dublin, a working class family has been unsuccessful in convincing their son to get a real job: the son prefers his job of scooping up horse's dung and selling it for flower gardens. An American exchange student almost runs him over and gets ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: dublin ireland, society, love and romance, romance, social differences, working class, unsuccessful, animal life, family relations, horse, bathtub, bar ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, ireland, usa, europe, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded fathers, lots of gender-related social ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, gambling, crumbling marriage, immigrants, love and romance, misfit, gays and lesbians, romance, gender, strong female presence, society, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, china, usa, asia, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 928
Rhinoceros (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Originally an absurdist play by Eugene Ionesco, Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely? ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, offbeat, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: hopes, misfit, society, urban, plague, farce, couple relations, human nature, idealism, fish out of water, isolation, individualism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Women in Revolt (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three women join a militant feminist group, P.I.G. (Politically Involved Girls), but their newfound liberation doesn't make them any happier.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, best friends, crumbling marriage, love and romance, celebrity culture, gender, artists and showbiz, womanizer, rivalry, feminism, satire ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Arizona Dream (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist's gofer. He's happy there, but a messenger arrives to ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, nervous breakdown, fall in love, destructive relationship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, eccentric family, on the road, car salesman, american dream, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new york, alaska, papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris. Director Mario Fererri reenacts the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Big Horn ...
Style: surreal, not serious, stylized, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, racism, satire, disorder, anti war, social differences, head of state, society, state affairs, narcissism, helium balloon, carrier pigeon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, quarry
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Satan tempts Father Dossignan, who is trying to save the soul of a young girl who killed one of her lovers.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: redemption, miraculous event, priest, dean, leadership, dealing with death, social misfits, investigation, religions or cults, forbidden love, pregnancy, death in the family ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, tragicomedy, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, politics, satire, unfulfillment, rivalry, society, love and romance, couples, rally, destructive relationship, tragic love, working class ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Two Women (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture students over the course of the first turbulent years of the Islamic Republic. Tahimine Milani creates this scathing portrait of those traditions - ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, iranian, feminism, society, gender, stalking, motorcycle chase, injustice, couples, friends, family problems, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two Family House (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Buddy Visalo (Michael Rispoli) is a factory worker, a frustrated crooner who once had a shot at the big time. Buddy's dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. His latest is buying a two-family ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: working class, love and romance, down on your luck, human nature, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, society, pregnancy, friendship, ambition, tenant ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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Cremaster 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: CREMASTER 3 (2002) is set in New York City and narrates the construction of the Chrysler Building, which is in itself a character - host to inner, antagonistic forces at play for access to the process of (spiritual) transcendence. These factions ...
Style: experimental, sexy, mind bending, surreal, serious ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, skyscraper, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, rivalry, imaginary, supernatural, danger, deadly, good versus evil, artists and showbiz, punk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 2K
Stonewall (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, tense, controversial ...
Plot: friendship, politics, gender, gay pride, transvestism, raid, drag, police raid, gays and lesbians, pursuit, graphic violence, city life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, philadelphia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Twentieth Century (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Cuba
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate families adopted the impoverished orphans. At the dawn of the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: feminism, orphan, twins, strong female presence, femme fatale, society, family relations, political unrest, siblings relations, adoption, impossible love, family life ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 561
The Salamander (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two men, arty though somewhat staid, are drawn to the spirited and quixotic Rosemonde....
Style: clever, offbeat, atmospheric, witty, psychological ...
Plot: journalism, human nature, showbiz, mystery, media, investigation, deadly, amateur detective, crimes, new wave, murder, creative block ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Arabian Nights (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The final part of Pasolini's Trilogy of Life series is rich with exotic tales of slaves and kings, potions, betrayals, demons and, most of all, love and lovemaking in all its myriad forms. Mysterious and liberating, this is an exquisitely ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, atmospheric, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, good versus evil, master and servant, betrayal, romance, curses spells and rituals, couples, gender, danger, adventurer, demon, father son relationship ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: middle east, iran, nepal, persia, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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