Movies like The Comedians 1967

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The Comedians (1967)
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The Comedians (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bermuda, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in the Haiti of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, The Comedians tells the story of a sardonic white hotel owner and his encroaching fatalism as he watches Haiti sink into barbarism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer.
Style: clever, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: hotel, infidelity, espionage, crimes, revolution, politics, betrayal, love and romance, resort, intrigue, couples, dishonesty, political unrest, state affairs, dancing, prostitute, musician, religion, soldier, hospital, arms dealer, cemetery, jealousy, surgery, doctor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: haiti, caribbean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sexy films with plots about couples, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, husband wife relationship, couple relations and adultery mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Comedians: The V.I.P.s (1963), The Sandpiper (1965), X, Y and Zee (1972), Madame X (1966), Back Street (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The V.I.P.s (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, offbeat
Plot: airport, forbidden love, love triangle, betrayal, romance, boss and employee, multiple storylines, love and romance, journalism, dishonesty, couple relations, starlet ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
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95%
The Sandpiper (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A free-spirited artist (Elizabeth Taylor), who lives near California's Big Sur, meets the administrator (Richard Burton) of the parochial school that her young son attends and lures the cleric away from his wife (Eva Marie Saint).
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: school, clergy, love triangle, love, friendship, infidelity, beach, unwed mother, deer, romance, boarding school, destructive relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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66%
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albee's play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they portray an experienced married couple who love each other yet verbally ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, rough, talky ...
Plot: guest, confession, battle of the sexes, domestic violence, adultery, humiliation, alcohol, one night, couples, vicious, crumbling marriage, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england, usa
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56%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, romance, other woman, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Madame X (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman married to a wealthy socialite, is compromised by the accidental death of a man who had been romantically pursuing her, and is forced by her mother-in-law to assume a new identity to save the reputation of her husband and infant son. She ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, infidelity, haunted by the past, politics, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, on the run, society, manipulation ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, europe, latin america, switzerland, new york ...
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42%
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Back Street (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain), as he passes through Lincoln, Nebraska, on his way home from World War II. There's a definite spark between them but circumstances ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, unfulfilled love, tragic love, love affair, couples, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, airport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, france, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, hospital, infidelity, graphic violence, couples, family relations, family problems, crimes, crumbling marriage, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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41%
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Mrs. Harris (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Style: clever, realistic, serious, biting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes of passion, obsession, destructive relationship, vengeance, addiction, drug abuse, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1980, year 1976 ...
Place: virginia, florida, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, pregnancy, village life, dysfunctional family, village, alcohol abuse, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Joke (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the 1950s, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years later, he tries to get his revenge by seducing Helena, the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: politics, hard labor, memory, pickaxe, communist party, postcard, exile, revenge, restaurant, adultery, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1949, 1950s, 1940s
Place: prague, czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Daniella by Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniella, a fashion model, goes to Rome to replace a model who's been murdered. Once there, she meets two men, Count Castellani, whose clothes she'll model, and Karl Bauer, a reporter in the hotel room next to hers. Castellani gives ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, semi serious, realistic, microfilm
Plot: murder, crimes, couples, fashion, danger, espionage, journalism, woman in danger, infidelity, jazz, self discovery, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: church, mental illness, poet, redemption, hotel, clergy, bishop, iguana, self discovery, tour guide, priest, bus ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, virginia, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: political corruption, betrayal, fighting the system, state affairs, dishonesty, relationship vs career, congress, legal, workplace, love affair, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Baptista, a rich Paduan merchant, announces that his fair young daughter, Bianca, will remain unwed until her older sister, Katharina, a hellish shrew, has wed. Lucentio, a student and the son of a wealthy Pisan merchant, has fallen in love with ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, battle of the sexes, farce, family relations, merchant, suitor, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century, renaissance, 1930s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending
Plot: murder, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, dangerous attraction, deadly, life is a bitch, who done it, couples, dishonesty, crimes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: controversial, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, militant, black panthers, revolution, politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dishonesty, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Of Human Bondage (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medical student Philip fall in love with Mildred, a waitress. Although she is a flirt, they have a love affair. But when Philip is told about her constant infideliy, they break up. Mildred quits her job and becomes a prostitute. But Philip is still ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, obsession, hospital, infidelity, medical student, artist, waitress, unfulfillment, lifestyle, dishonesty, fall in love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Heading South (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A story of three female tourists who visit Haiti, in order to enjoy the sexual nature of the young men.
Style: sincere, emotional, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, tourist, older woman younger man relationship, looking for love, erection, unfulfillment, lifestyle, male prostitute, lust, loneliness, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: haiti, boston, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, love affair, murder, mystery, unfulfillment, rivalry, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Madrid, Roberto Orbea is a member of the Spanish communist party. He is married to Carmen, and he has been elected as Deputy in the first democratic elections in Spain. But his enemies, the fascist, know his double life. Roberto likes boys, and they ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, male prostitute, vandalism, militant, love triangle, murder, blackmail, hospital, infidelity, hustler, hidden camera, one night stand ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, couples, dealer, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, mississippi, mississippi river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Betrayal (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While examining one of her patients, a doctor reveals that her husband is cheating with the patient's wife.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, confession, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, denial, grief, doctor, funeral, cheating wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Life Love Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: François Toledo, married businessman and father, falls head-over-heels in love with Janine, a work colleague. However, he is soon found out: after three dates, he strangles some prostitutes, when, the victim of blackmail, he becomes dishonored. He ...
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, prison, death penalty, crime, crimes, prison life, sexual relations, false accusation, love affair, hotel, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: master criminal, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, law enforcement, infidelity, gang, rivalry, crimes, crime, betrayal, parents and children, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, couples, murder, scalpel, suspicion, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
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26%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, emotional, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, couple relations, human nature, jealous spouse, dishonesty, lifestyle, imaginary friend, adultery, crumbling marriage, love and romance, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
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26%
There Must Be a Pony (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son, and risking a romance with a mysterious stranger.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, sentimental, realistic
Plot: hollywood, mental institution, mental illness, starting over, teenage life, hospital, homecoming, mysterious character, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Summer Nights (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michele and Helene seem to be the perfect couple. However, on weekends, Michele steps into a secret life, as a transvestite, Mylene, in a hidden French forest. There, Mylene meets with a lover, Flavia, another transvestite who once fought alongside ...
Style: realistic, sexy, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: transsexual, forbidden love, hidden identity, love and romance, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, under the surface, double life, gender, transvestism
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: europe
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25%
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Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, intense, emotional ...
Plot: strong sexual content, infidelity, lust, sexual relations, paraplegic, bus, adultery, obsession, love triangle, danger, haunted by the past, desire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, sarajevo, miami ...
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25%
Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.
Style: cynical, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, blind ambition, unfulfillment, crimes, manipulations, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, cheating ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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