Movies like The Craic

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The Craic (1999)
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The Craic (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 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: escape, friendship, beach, tourist, surfing, runaway, friendship between men, revenge, violence, farmer, dating, actor, truck driver, irish, dating show, irish republican army, chase, witness protection, male female relationship, immigration, beautician, immigrants, weirdo, van, arrest ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern ireland, australia, sydney australia, belfast

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friendship, friends, beach, love and romance, friend, buddies and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Craic: The Wog Boy (2000), Pacific Banana (1981), Men from Mars (2018), Aislados (2005), Peeping Toms (1972). 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: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, working class, friends, love and romance, fighting the system, social differences, father son relationship, male female relationship, misfit, society, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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95%
 4.6
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Pacific Banana (1981)
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, hot
Plot: beach, pilot, fleeing, tropics, nudity (full frontal - brief), female objectification, love, airplane, sex scene, swimming, stewardess, island ...
Time: 80s
Place: pacific ocean, australia, south australia
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58%
 6.0
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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, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), sauna, friend, skinny dipping, male objectification, male nudity, beach, friendship between men, naked in public, reunion ...
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56%
National Lampoon Presents: Endless Bummer (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, high school student, fight, surfing, juvenile delinquency, partners, teenage life, teenage love, high school, best friends, follow your dream, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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54%
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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, talking about masturbation, friendship between men, midlife crisis, frenchman, conversation, dialogue driven
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51%
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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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, infidelity, beach, strong sexual content, rock, voyeurism, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer, dishonesty, buddies, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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51%
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, parody, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, deportation, immigrants, fish out of water, culture clash, misfit, dishonesty, false accusation, comedy of errors, interracial relations, disorder, scam ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, pretending to be gay, taxes, gay, comedy of errors, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, crimes, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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51%
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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, humorous, offbeat
Plot: rivalry, friendship, beach, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, pinball machine
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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49%
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, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, friends, lifestyle, partners, misfit, odd couple, escapades, nothing goes right, cons and scams, unemployment, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.6
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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, not serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: beach, disorder, friends, couples, looking for sex, student life, friendship, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, contests and competitions, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: friendship, romance, breakup, couple relations, buddies, wooing, society, lifestyle, friends, love and romance, couples, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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43%
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, sexy, splatter ...
Plot: restaurant, couples, disorder, family relations, silly humor, love and romance, misfit, betrayal, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: beach, love and romance, dishonesty, youth, friends, couples, power relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, school, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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42%
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The Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four young men who were friends in high school reunite several years later to discover that they all have failed professionally and their love lives haven't really gone anywhere. They go on a quest to find and reconnect with their school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, contemplative
Plot: friends, friendship, dancing, best friend, chase, friend, cripple, high school, handicapped, jail, magazine, hospital ...
Place: the philippines
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40%
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: light, funny, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family holiday, family vacation, road trip, island, beach resort, vacation, parents and children, family, family relations, friendship, father son relationship, old friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, southern italy
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39%
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.
Style: retro
Plot: cult, exploitation, australian, gunfight, death of partner, bomb, police detective, criminal gang, crime wave, crime boss, revenge, tied to a chair ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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38%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, friendship, coming of age, romance, youth, eccentric family, graduation, teenage life, teenage boy, friends, insurance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Bikini Watch (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Working as waiters in a private beach resort Andrew fell head over heels for lovely Dovie (Ina Raymundo). Unexpected voluptuous foreign guests led by Carolyn Sapp visit the beach and now Andrew was torn between his attraction to Carol and his love ...
Plot: beach, rescue, contamination, tourist, foreigner, cockroach, hostage, drowning, fisherman, midget, american, horse ...
Place: the philippines
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37%
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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, mother-in-law, disappearance, middle aged man, wife, journey, prostitute, beach, greek island, sea, sex, daughter ...
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36%
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, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, friends, youth, beach, teenage life, surfer, sexuality, friendship, couples, looking for sex, hotel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: costa rica, latin america
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36%
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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: family relations, working class, society, buddies, friends, friendship, parent child relationship, misfit, plumber, adaptation, existentialism, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, nashville tennessee, california
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35%
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: twists and turns, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Plot: male female relationship, dating, intercourse, escapades, misfit, family relations, multiple storylines, love and romance, women, fall in love, friendship, stereotypes ...
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35%
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Ripped Parrot (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three convicted criminals escape from prison carrying only a güiro, a tambor and an accordion. During their journey, they meet with a bunch of interesting characters and are forced to use their musical skills to help them get home.
Style: road movie, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, escape, prison escape, fugitives, runaway, prisoner, musician, absurd humor, humour, fleeing, music, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, exciting
Plot: gold, ambition, treasure hunt, nothing goes right, social misfits, crime gone awry, buddies, partners, cons and scams, couple relations, disorder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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35%
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: not serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, resort, love and romance, society, lifestyle, prank, dishonesty, buddies, stoners, disorder, friends, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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33%
Mantervention (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spencer turns to his best friend who's planned an unorthodox "mantervention" filled with debauchery to convert him from hopeless romantic to forever player, and in the process they discover that being in love is not so bad after all.
Style: humorous, not serious, sex comedy, light, entertaining ...
Plot: love and romance, buddies, friends, fall in love, beach, sexual relations, clubbing, teaching the ways of the world, broken heart, friendship between men, beach house, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, italian immigrant, italian history, lack of money, cabriolet, bus, mine, drunkenness, cabin in the woods, learning the truth, taxi, prostitution ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, australia
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32%
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Distractions (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Distracted by life, Mr. Makkonen misses his engagement party by decades. From the cradle to the grave, life keeps interrupting, not only him, but a tired mother, a doomed superhero and the rest of the comrades in this uncontrollable world. Mixing ...
Style: macabre, humorous, unusual plot structure, light, feel good
Plot: absurd humor, alcoholic, friendship, dark humor, alcohol abuse, anxiety, friend, real estate agent, machismo, heaven, misunderstanding, death ...
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32%
Leichtmatrosen (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Story: Three men and a houseboat: Three crisis-plagued Stuttgarters sailed for a week on the Havel in the direction of Müritz. The unfamiliar and not so tranquil Dreisamkeit brings so many things to light, which has hitherto been successfully concealed ...
Style: road movie, tense, feel good, light, humorous ...
Plot: bully, conflict between friends, friendship, group of friends, friend, friendship between men, ship, father son relationship, boy, diving, fight, father figure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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