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, catastrophe, strong female presence, 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, semi serious, offbeat and humorous films with plots about society, female nudity, love and romance, couples, surrealism, storytelling and nudity (full frontal - brief) 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, clever, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: sexual relations, feminism, satire, politics, hostage, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, disorder, couples, strong female presence, hostages, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
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95%
 7.2
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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, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, social decay, society, lifestyle, strong sexual content, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, 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, experimental, contemplative, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, supernatural romance, religions or cults, ocean or sea, battle zone, journalism, investigation, mysterious character, romance, church, love and romance ...
⇓ 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, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: provence, farm, conspiracy, inheritance, countryside, avarice, village life, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
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, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: pregnancy, classical music, friendship, love triangle, family problems, teenage life, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, love affair ...
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, post apocalypse, cremation, male female relationship, equestrian, museum, blood, camera, nudity (full frontal - brief), helium balloon, mud ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 22K
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, fish out of water, disorder, couples, dishonesty, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, phallic symbol, man and woman naked in bed, male full rear nudity, male female relationship, machismo, sex scene, shopping mall, erection, feminism, custody battle, working class ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 2K
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: touching, sincere, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: social worker, single parent, single mother, human spirit, family life, romance, down on your luck, urban ghetto life, hopes, fall in love, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, romance, impossible love, human nature, society, social differences, couples, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, love and romance, lovers apart, infidelity ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: russia, italy, 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: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, survival, future dystopia, escapades, society, chaos, danger, pregnancy, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, politics, hopes, family relations, labor union, injustice, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, rebellion, strong female presence, life is a bitch ...
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, mutant, society, supernatural, miraculous event, 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: island, psychology, reward, punishment, mouse, bittersweet, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, friends, social climbing, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, year 1977
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, sentimental, touching, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: society, social differences, family relations, unsuccessful, working class, animal life, love and romance, romance, bicycle, irish american, immigration, exchange student ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, ireland, europe, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
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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: offbeat, sexy, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: disorder, couples, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, misfit, carabinieri, deja vu, nude, surrealism, dominatrix, male nudity, sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gambling, infidelity, strong female presence, feminism, gender, human nature, society, family problems, couples, family life, family relations, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: china, new york, usa, asia, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 907
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: biting, semi serious, humorous, cynical, talky ...
Plot: idealism, dehumanization, plague, fish out of water, disorder, couples, hopes, couple relations, urban, human nature, misfit, 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, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, love and romance, crumbling marriage, best friends, battle of the sexes, celebrity culture, gender, rivalry, womanizer, artists and showbiz, feminism, satire ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: offbeat, surreal, stylized, clever, not serious ...
Plot: farce, satire, racism, disorder, head of state, state affairs, society, anti war, social differences, breaking the fourth wall, embalming, director cameo ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, quarry
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 40K
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, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, destructive relationship, nervous breakdown, fall in love, coming of age, on the road, love and romance, family relations, eccentric family, american dream, love triangle, fan ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new york, alaska
⇓ 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, psychological, contemplative, serious, atmospheric
Plot: miraculous event, redemption, dean, priest, religions or cults, forbidden love, hopes, dealing with death, tragic hero, investigation, death in the family, leadership ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ 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, couples, society, human nature, couple relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, pregnancy, friendship, ambition, tenant ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: humorous, witty, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, destructive relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, rivalry, working class, satire, politics, couples, rally, tragic love, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ 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, mind bending, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apprentice, danger, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, artists and showbiz, imaginary, strong sexual content, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, punk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, controversial, tense, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, gender, politics, gay pride, raid, drag, police raid, transvestism, gays and lesbians, injustice, pursuit, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Twentieth Century (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Cuba
Duration: 104 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: offbeat, stylized, humorous, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: feminism, family life, political unrest, strong female presence, impossible love, family relations, on the road, orphan, twins, femme fatale, siblings relations, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 550
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: realistic, witty, contemplative, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: journalism, mystery, crimes, human nature, showbiz, murder, deadly, investigation, media, new wave, amateur detective, creative block ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 248
Her Harem (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seductive woman pushes three men to the limits toying with their sexual desires and male pride.
Style: grotesque
Plot: surrealism, harem, cheetah, break-up, naked woman, erotica, misandry, nude model, zoo, spaghetti, female nudity, absurd humor ...
⇓ 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, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, good versus evil, master and servant, romance, betrayal, curses spells and rituals, couples, gender, danger, adventurer, demon, father son relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: middle east, iran, nepal, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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