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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, serious, disturbing, offbeat, grotesque
Plot: feminism, monkey, chimpanzee, absurd humor, surrealism, catastrophe, manhood, orphan, life is a bitch, disaster, society, babies and infants, strong female presence, human nature, future dystopia, end of the world, post apocalypse, rape, cia, pregnancy, female nudity, doll, beach, suicide, rat ...
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, serious, atmospheric and sexy films with plots about society, female nudity, couples, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), surrealism and storytelling 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), The Last Woman (1976), 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, humorous, clever ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, couples, disorder, battle of the sexes, politics, love and romance, crimes, fish out of water, couple relations, hostage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
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95%
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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: humorous, satirical, art house, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, sex, weekend, decadence, lust, society, social decay, lifestyle, friends, strong sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: mind bending, experimental, clever, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: religions or cults, church, infidelity, love triangle, supernatural romance, battle zone, miraculous event, ocean, romance, investigation, mysterious character, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, equality, baby, self mutilation, love, husband wife relationship, custody battle, feminism, sex scene, male nudity, male objectification, engineer ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: pregnancy, classical music, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, teenage life, parents and children, infidelity, couples, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, surreal, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: cemetery, disaster, young lovers, vampire, gays and lesbians, love and romance, escapades, zombie, ghost, supernatural, catastrophe, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, couple relations, love affair, impossible love, fall in love, human nature, social differences, infidelity, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers apart, couples ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: russia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, submission, female nudity, sex, dog, love, erotica, island, isolation, boat, sea, nude swimming ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, state affairs, head of state, society, political corruption, vanity, building collapse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, 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, gloomy, stylized, clever ...
Plot: village life, farm, inheritance, conspiracy, countryside, avarice, social relations, family relations, dishonesty, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: provence, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: plague, beach, cafe, wild boar, menage a trois, museum, sex, cannibalism, equestrian, post apocalypse, fishing, symbolism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fake marriage, marriage of convenience, love, green card, immigration, cons and scams, romance, immigrants, fall in love, fish out of water, disorder, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, 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: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, sincere
Plot: single parent, social worker, single mother, parents and children, fall in love, city life, interracial relations, urban ghetto life, family life, custody, racism, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, chaos, escapades, society, future dystopia, pregnancy, apocalypse, babies and infants, distopia, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: island, psychology, reward, mouse, bittersweet, punishment, social climbing, couples, friends, friendship, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1977
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ricky (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 89 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, supernatural, society, life turned upside down, working class, privacy invasion, mutant, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, mother daughter relationship, breast feeding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, epic, sincere ...
Plot: working class, hopes, politics, labor union, family relations, injustice, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, social decay, workplace situations, price of justice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, family life, midlife crisis, writer's life, introspection, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, couples, playwright, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: suspense, semi serious, surreal, talky, cynical ...
Plot: misfit, society, hopes, disorder, individualism, couples, dark humor, dehumanization, couple relations, isolation, human nature, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gambling, infidelity, family problems, couples, family relations, strong female presence, romance, gender, immigrants, gays and lesbians, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: china, new york, usa, asia, washington d.c. ...
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32%
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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, female nudity, nude model, absurd humor, erotica, game, zoo, lion, cheetah, misandry, see through ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, humorous, stylized, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: oral sex, kidnapping, master and servant, romance, betrayal, good versus evil, couples, gender, adventurer, curses spells and rituals, demon, gay ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: middle east, iran, nepal, arabia, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: working class, social differences, family relations, animal life, unsuccessful, love and romance, romance, society, toilet humor, immigration, premarital sex, exchange student ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york, ireland, dublin ireland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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Arizona Dream (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, USA
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, art house ...
Plot: self discovery, nervous breakdown, fall in love, coming of age, family relations, love and romance, 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%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, feminism, strong female presence, injustice, friends, couples, motorcycle chase, family problems, obsession, student life, village, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 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, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, couples, couple relations, down on your luck, human nature, pregnancy, friendship, ambition, singer ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: miraculous event, redemption, religion, priest, forbidden love, pregnancy, death in the family, dealing with death, tragic hero, social misfits, investigation, society ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, crumbling marriage, best friends, love and romance, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, gender, rivalry, womanizer, feminism, satire ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Welcome to New York (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fiction inspired from the story of the rise and the fall of french politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, downfall, human nature, dishonesty, life is a bitch, addiction, obsession, arrested, strong sexual content, housekeeper, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, disturbing, sincere, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: friendship, gender, politics, raid, police raid, drag, transvestism, gay pride, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%