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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, cia, female nudity, suicide, doll, beach, african american ...
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, atmospheric and humorous films with plots about society, couples, surrealism, family relations, love and romance, friendship and female nudity 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), The Last Woman (1976). 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, offbeat, clever, witty ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, crimes, love and romance, hostages, politics, battle of the sexes, strong female presence, hostage, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
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 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, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, strong sexual content, friends, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
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74%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: miraculous event, infidelity, romance, investigation, journalism, love and romance, mysterious character, ocean, supernatural romance, love triangle, battle zone, 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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: provence, farm, inheritance, countryside, conspiracy, avarice, village life, human nature, parents and children, village, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, male nudity, baby, female nudity, uncircumcised penis, sex scene, self mutilation, male objectification, surrealism, love, castration ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, family relations, love and romance, romance, youth, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
46%
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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, immigration, greenhouse, green card, cons and scams, romance, fake marriage, immigrants, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Iron Rose (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young couple out for a walk decide to take a stroll through a large cemetery. As darkness begins to fall they realize they can't find their way out, and soon their fears begin to overtake them.
Style: gothic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: cemetery, love and romance, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, love affair, isolation, captivity, ratings, danger, gays and lesbians, deadly, ghost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, injustice, family life, urban, parents and children, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, city life, social differences, custody ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, 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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, impossible love, human nature, social differences, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, couples, lovers apart ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: italy, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, life is a bitch, survival, escapades, society, danger, pregnancy, future dystopia, chaos, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 5K
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, strong female presence, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, thought provoking, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Plot: babies and infants, miraculous event, society, supernatural, mutant, life turned upside down, imaginary, working class, privacy invasion, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Style: grotesque
Plot: perversion, s&m, cigarette smoking, blonde, father son relationship, girl, teenage girl, hospital, breast fondling, pet, surrealism, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, psychology, reward, punishment, mouse, bittersweet, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, politics, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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: semi serious, sexy, dark humor, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: disorder, couples, misfit, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, swimming pool, male nudity, female nudity, shower, lesbian, erotica, piano ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, touching ...
Plot: dublin ireland, love and romance, society, romance, working class, social differences, animal life, unsuccessful, family relations, dance, mirror, egg ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, new york, usa, europe, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, gambling, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, society, romance, misfit, crumbling marriage, immigrants, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new york, china, usa, asia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, surreal ...
Plot: individualism, couples, dehumanization, urban, plague, farce, couple relations, human nature, idealism, fish out of water, isolation, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, eccentric family, on the road, car salesman, destructive relationship, 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, stylized, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: farce, racism, satire, disorder, head of state, state affairs, society, anti war, social differences, anarchism, trumpet, anthropologist ...
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, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: redemption, miraculous event, priest, dean, social misfits, religions or cults, dealing with death, tragic hero, pregnancy, forbidden love, death in the family, hopes ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ 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, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, politics, rivalry, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, satire, couples, rally, tragic love, working class, destructive relationship ...
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, iranian, feminism, couples, strong female presence, society, gender, stalking, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, danger, motorcycle chase ...
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, couples, down on your luck, human nature, couple relations, society, life is a bitch, pregnancy, friendship, ambition, singer ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
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: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, experimental, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, skyscraper, punk, imaginary, danger, artists and showbiz, deadly, rivalry, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, tense, controversial, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, politics, gender, police raid, transvestism, drag, raid, gay pride, gays and lesbians, city life, against the odds, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, philadelphia, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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29%
Brand Upon the Brain! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Together with his teenage sister and a horde of orphans, young Guy Maddin lazes away his under-stimulated youth on the mysterious island he will someday inherit. In the lighthouse orphanage in which they all live, their every move is watched over by ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, experimental ...
Plot: orphan, island, investigation, family relations, family gatherings, parallel world, dying, abandoned, treatment, child abuse, delusion, human experiment ...
Place: canada, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, offbeat, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: feminism, femme fatale, twins, orphan, society, family relations, strong female presence, on the road, impossible love, political unrest, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%