Movies like The Craic

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The Craic (1999)
 5.6
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The Craic (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Fergus and Wesley get in the bad books of a local rough in their home town in Northern Ireland they decide to flee to Australia. After making a new life for themselves in Sydney they soon outstay their visas and must go on the run again, this time from the immigration officials.
Style: road movie, slang
Plot: friendship, beach, escape, friendship between men, runaway, male friendship, violence, male female relationship, actor, tourist, pursuit, irish, truck driver, farmer, irish republican army, dating show, beautician, dating, immigration, witness protection, tv show, autobiography, weirdo, immigrants, friend ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, belfast

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Most similar movies to The Craic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friendship, beach, friends, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), buddies and couples mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Craic: The Wog Boy (2000), Men from Mars (2018), Aislados (2005), Great! (1986), Strange Bedfellows (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Wog Boy (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe, Minister for Employment, he finds himself on national television branded as Australia's biggest dole bludger. Now Steve has to prove to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, working class, social differences, fighting the system, love and romance, working the system, friends, father son relationship, male female relationship, misfit, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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95%
 5.9
 232
Men from Mars (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dutch comedy about three school friends that return to The Marsman College for a reunion of their middle school. Their lives have changed completely after 25 years, but 40 is the new 20 and every man should become more handsome with age... or not? ...
Plot: high school reunion, class reunion, friend, nudity (full frontal - brief), bespectacled male, friendship, sauna, butt naked, reunion, man with glasses, beach, naked in public ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 202
Aislados (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adrià arrives at the port of San Antonio in Ibiza. No one has come to collect it. He s searchs "the Frenchman's house" in Santa Agnès, a town in the interior of the island, where Kike expect to spend the weekend. During those days, ...
Plot: friendship, male friendship, midlife crisis, conversation, frenchman, friendship between men, talking about masturbation
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 1K
Great! (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Carlo Verdone at his best is incredibly supported by a fantastic Alberto Sordi and a cast of street-genie non-actors that outperform beyond any imagination.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: rivalry, friendship, motorcycle, beach, pinball machine, motorcycle gang
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Strange Bedfellows (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: small town, friendship, taxes, gay, cons and scams, comedy of errors, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, widower, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: mistaken identity, deportation, immigrants, mexican, fish out of water, culture clash, parody, interracial relations, comedy of errors, dishonesty, misfit, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 156
Pacific Banana (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his search for a true love. Together, they... well, they ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy
Plot: beach, pilot, stewardess, flying, nude swimming, ocean, nipples, holiday, resort, nude bathing, erotica, adultery ...
Place: pacific ocean, australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
You and Your Stupid Mate (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Phillip (Phillips) and Geoffrey (Sampson) are two Aussie larrikins, whose lives centre around running the un-official "Sons and Surf" website...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, friends, partners, lifestyle, cons and scams, unemployment, escapades, nothing goes right, odd couple, misfit, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Hollywood High Part II (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's another year at Hollywood High and the students are upholding the standards of their school. It's the end of the semester and finals are near, but that doesn't stop the girls of Hollywood High from having fun. From the pool to ...
Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: beach, teenage life, hollywood, youth, dishonesty, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, school, infidelity, sexual abuse, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
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Camping 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Pierre Savelli is a forty-something employee of an insurance company in Clermont-Ferrand who finds himself facing a mid-life crisis. When his fiancée Valérie decides to put their relationship on hold, he changes his holiday plans and heads ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol, friends, buddies, unfulfillment, love and romance, looking for sex, disorder, camp, drugs/alcohol, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 417
Peeping Toms (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gote and Eli are two aging friends who don't want to age. Gote is a lifeguard who's fighting peepers on the Tel-Aviv beach. Eli is a guitar player who dreams of building a night club in altman's restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, sexual, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, infidelity, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, buddies, voyeurism, rock, adolescence vs adulthood, dishonesty, strong sexual content, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friendship, buddies, couple relations, breakup, wooing, society, thirtysomething life, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lieutenant Jangles (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Renegade supercop Lieutenant Jangles goes on a mission to avenge his partner and save Brisbane from a sinister conspiracy involving kidnapped bodybuilders.
Plot: retro, cult, exploitation, bomb, crime wave, bound and gagged, police detective, criminal gang, death of partner, crime boss, tied to a chair, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bonus (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pandelis is a garbageman who is anxiously waiting to retire and receive his well-earned superannuation payout. His wife and mother-in-law are also awaiting the super payout, but they have different ideas as to how the money should be spent. The ...
Plot: retirement, wife, disappearance, middle aged man, mother-in-law, helicopter, photographer, landscape, photo model, journey, escape, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself flying off the school roof and breaking every bone in his body on ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: adolescent boy, friendship, family relations, coming of age, eccentric family, romance, youth, graduation, teenage life, teenage boy, satire, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Oh No Not Rudy Again! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 55 year old Bernd is looking forward to a quiet weekend at the lake with his best friend Klaus, 56 and his brother Peter, 53. But when Peter decides to bring along Casanova Murat, 37 hopes for a harmonic get together wane thanks to Bernd's ...
Style: road movie
Plot: alzheimer's disease, friendship, dog, road trip, vacation, love, nature, fishing, missing person, missing
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Hate Summer (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three families end up in the same rented house. Throughout the summer, they become friends and rediscover how to enjoy life.
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family vacation, friendship, road trip, family holiday, island, vacation, family relations, parents and children, family, summer vacation, father son relationship, old friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
From 180 & Taller (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Administrator of a Fitness-Club Kostya thinks that having a woman taller than 180sm by a man's side is a symbol of his prosperity and success. But he can only dream of having a 180sm beauty by his side. One day he decides to go on a date with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, sincere ...
Plot: male female relationship, dating, fitness gym, intercourse, escapades, misfit, family relations, dialogue, friendship, twists & turns, fall in love, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carlos has failed in show-biz and currently works as a waiter in a Mexican restaurant. There he meets Alex and dumb footballer Bruce celebrating their engagement with her parents. Alex' father is less than thrilled of her fiancée and says ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, feel good ...
Plot: restaurant, romance, silly humor, fish out of water, self discovery, unemployment, infidelity, comedy of errors, down on your luck, couples, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.4
 90
Farfallon (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview
Plot: runaway, jail, parody, nun, prison, escape, revenge, convent, mother superior, police
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 2K
The Nugget (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: gold, ambition, disorder, couple relations, treasure hunt, crime gone awry, social misfits, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, cons and scams, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Girls Of The Copacabana (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three students Juanita, Jean and Hans bored with their life in Paris go to Brazil in search of sexual adventures. Las Chicas de Copacabana is a sexual coming age film from maverick filmmaker Jess Franco. Visually the film is bland when compared to ...
Style: sexploitation film, sex comedy
Plot: casual sex, beach, menage a trois, sex scene, poker, lesbianism, father son relationship, prostitute, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, sexploitation ...
Place: rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Boys on the Beach (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four guys from a Paris housing project fabricate a documentary about drug dealers working in the City of Lights. When a television network falls hook, line, and sinker for the prank video, the foursome are given a free three-week vacation in the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, resort, love and romance, buddies, society, lifestyle, rich and poor, prank, dishonesty, disorder, stoners, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.0
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Camping (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Michel Saint-Josse is on his way to Spain where he hopes to spend a stress-free holiday in a luxury hotel with his teenage daughter Vanessa. When his car breaks down near a camping, Michel accepts the offer of help from an extrovert ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, camp, beach, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, resort, fish out of water, buddies, snobbism, vacation, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 6K
Kenny (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth delivers porta-loos to them all. Ignored and unappreciated, he is one of the cogs in society's machinery; a knight in shining overalls taking care of business with his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, clever ...
Plot: toilet, working class, society, friendship, friends, family relations, buddies, parent child relationship, misfit, cleaner, plumber, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, nashville tennessee, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Girl in Australia (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about an old fashioned Italian with moral values of the 1930/40's ,who has to find a wife in the modern, woman's liberated society of Australia of the 1960/70's.
Style: surprise ending, epic
Plot: hotel room, crying, language barrier, nickname, friendship between men, drunkenness, neighbor, waiter, car accident, airport, train, false identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, australia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.7
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Bikini Summer (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of friends are hired to redecorate a beach house while the elderly owners are out of town for the summer. Redecorating is the last thing on their minds, and a wild bikini filled summer is had by all. An imposter-photographer, a bikini ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: beach, looking for sex, contests and competitions, love and romance, partners, buddies, youth, lifestyle, friends, disorder, couples, student life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Costa Rican Summer (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A titillating teen comedy, a young surfer and his friends head to Costa Rica to save his beautiful aunt's beach motel, resurrect an old surf champion and find enough waves and women to make for a totally tasty time.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: beach, friends, youth, lifestyle, teenage life, surfer, sexuality, friendship, couples, looking for sex, hotel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: costa rica, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, summer, pool party, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, teenagers, beach, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 509
Our Futures (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yann who is trying, albeit unsuccessfully, to cope with his life generally and especially bereavement decides to look up Thomas, his best friend from high school. Thomas is thee same crazy character as he ever was and between them they cook up a ...
Style: road movie, light, humorous, captivating, buddy movie ...
Plot: old friend, dream, on the road, friendship, travel, youth, love and romance, cigarette smoking, food, swimming pool, flashback, birthday ...
Place: south of france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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