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Clockwise (1986)
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Clockwise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic, not serious, cult film, road movie, absurd, funny, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, race against time, obsession, teachers and students, chaos and mayhem, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, power relations, profanity, boss, chase, parody, student, teacher, police, motorcycle, female nudity, male female relationship, hospital, kidnapping, monastery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about farce, disorder, chase, dialogue, runaway, mentor and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Musical and Crime genres. Some movies like Clockwise: Fierce Creatures (1997), The Meaning of Life (1983), Life of Brian (1979), A Private Function (1984), Whoops Apocalypse (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, parody, farce, chef, blackmail, stupidity, obstacle course, foot race, compilation, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zoo, farce, animals, greed, business, danger, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, businessman, animal, marketing, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, academy, competition, chase, farce, crimes, disorder, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry, partners against crime, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Meaning of Life (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, surreal, humorous, clever ...
Plot: satire, heaven and hell, monty python, cult, fish, sexuality, graphic violence, chaos, grim reaper, christmas, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 80s, 1870s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: cult film, controversial, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: roman empire, satire, suprisingly clever, parody, mistaken identity, farce, weirdo, christmas, dungeon, execution, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, pig, village, countryside, small town, working class, crime gone awry, village life, heist, couple relations, social differences, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins. If anyone can prevent the oncoming apocalypse it's the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, terrorism, island, chaos, chaos and mayhem, politics, profanity, silly humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), head of state, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, caribbean, britain, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Run for Your Wife (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: couples, disorder, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, infidelity, comedy of errors, life turned upside down, farce, taxi driver, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, fish out of water, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Couch Trip (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: silly humor, disorder, screwball, doctors and patients, mistaken identity, mental illness, mental institution, radio show, media, hidden identity, nothing goes right, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, london, england, los angeles, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, mistress, snobbism, disorder, nothing goes right, ambition, goofy hero, friends, guest, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, heist, zoophilia, robbery, suprisingly clever, stuttering, betrayal, farce, screwball, trial, thief, silencer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, disorder, showbiz, workplace situations, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, iowa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: deportation, mistaken identity, immigrants, mexican, fish out of water, culture clash, parody, interracial relations, comedy of errors, dishonesty, misfit, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Carry on Again Doctor (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sex comedy
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, farce, disorder, power relations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, silly humor, weight loss, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Out of Towners (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: heist, train, airport, chase, culture clash, promotion, silly humor, comedy of errors, couple relations, on the road, fish out of water, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, unlikely criminals, crimes, fish out of water, switching roles, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, goofy hero, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Carey Mahoney and his cohorts have finally graduated from the Police Academy and are about to hit the streets on their first assignment. Question is, are they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti-tagging terrorists? Time will tell, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, police station, police academy, commander, crimes, crime, farce, police investigation, leadership, goofy hero, buddies, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Carpool (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, mischievous children, robbery, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, on the road, parents and children, family, disorder, hostage, heist, bus ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, satire, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, society, misfit, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An enchanting comedy set in post-World War Two Britain. It studies a teenage boy's relationships and period of sexual awakening. A cricket-obsessed adolescent, Alan Duckworth lusts after his classmate Ann. When the pair score the lead roles in ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: coming of age, school, high school life, love and romance, teenage love, innocence lost, teenage life, society, high school, friends, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, year 1948, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
What About Bob? (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, therapy, obsession, psychiatrist, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, doctors and patients, stalking, treatment, vacation, family vacation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, light, funny ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, disorder, secret agents, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, showbiz, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, workplace, cooking and food, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, obnoxious boss, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Britannia Hospital (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by ...
Style: suspense, dark humor, surreal, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: hospital, satire, power relations, chaos, nudity (full frontal - brief), doctors and patients, chaos and mayhem, mad scientist, fighting the system, journalism, nothing goes right, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, disorder, silly humor, storage unit, workplace situations, workplace, goofy hero, investigation, chases and races, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, adaptation, showbiz, couples, artists and showbiz, rehearsal, actor's life, nothing goes right, buddies, couple relations, disorder, director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Moving Violations (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
Style: witty, offbeat, twists and turns, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, nasa, police, goofy hero, law enforcement, nothing goes right, rebellion, chases and races, police corruption, misfit, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Carry on Behind (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professors Vrooshka and Crump decide to visit an archaeological site to study the artifacts there. Lo and behold, it's right next to a caravan site where all manner of people are staying. With a randy Major owning the site, a snobbish mother, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, sex comedy
Plot: dog, stripper, caravan, archaeologist, chaos, disorder, couples, beach, friends, snobbism, chaos and mayhem, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, family gatherings, siblings relations, eccentric family, sarcasm, corpse, blackmail, presumed dead, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%