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Zonad (2009)
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of Ballymoran make the intriguing visitor feel very welcome (and in the case of mother Mary, Donna Dent, and teenage minx Jenny, Janice Byrne, they make him feel very welcome indeed). At first, Zonad tries to evade the warm welcome of the villagers, although the procession of wanton women and free beer gets the better of him. Why give up on a good thing?
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, witty, offbeat, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, family relations, family life, dishonesty, cons and scams, social relations, village, disorder, alien, con artists, morality, village life, countryside, sex, alcoholic, teenage girl, marital infidelity, runaway, bar, small town, man dressed as woman, teenage daughter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, family relations, village, social relations and village life mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Zonad: Hallelujah! (2009), Malamaal Weekly (2006), Puckoon (2002), Incognito (2009), Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
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Plot: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, social relations, disorder, impostor, hidden identity, farce, village, prison, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, cons and scams, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, social relations, bollywood, poverty, alcoholic, lottery winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
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Puckoon (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spike Milligan's book about the divided Irish village of Puckoon comes to the big screen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: comedy of errors, life turned upside down, satire, social relations, disorder, society, politics, cons and scams, political unrest, village life, village, border ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: ireland
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, musician's life, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, rock, dishonesty, disorder, hopes, friends, hidden identity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Moore Street market-trader Agnes Brown finds her livelihood under threat from a ruthless developer, she and her family embark on a campaign to save her stall, aided as only the Browns will be by a motley troop of blind trainee Ninjas, an ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: elderly, fighting the system, campaign, disorder, eccentric family, family relations, family life, court case, strong female presence, golden years, marketplace, fruit
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Place: europe, ireland
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Holy Water (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable. When local Postie, Podger Byrnes, comes up with a plan to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, comedy of errors, disorder, buddies, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, social relations, village, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: police, suicide, hidden identity, mistaken identity, farce, social relations, disorder, family problems, social misfits, misfit, child in peril, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, couples, love and romance, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship ...
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55%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Best and the Brightest (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in the world of New York City's elite private kindergartens, The Best and the Brightest centers on a fresh-faced young couple, Samantha and Jeff, who have only recently moved into town. The comedy centers on their dawning realization of the ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: disorder, couple relations, obsession, kindergarten, farce, blind ambition, parents and children, mistaken identity, moral dilemma, hidden identity, ambition, dishonesty ...
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
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Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: lottery, village, friendship, irish, countryside, nothing goes right, cons and scams, comedy of errors, village life, buddies, golden years, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
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Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, friendship, society, hidden identity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Baker (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milo (Damian Lewis) is a professional hit man living on the edge. When failing to fulfil a contract for the first time, Milo escapes the city to avoid the wrath of his employers. Hiding out in a remote rural village, the locals mistake him for the ...
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Plot: doctor, village, culture clash, goofy hero, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, cons and scams, friendship, island ...
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
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Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, contests and competitions, on the run, rise to the top, disorder, buddies, ambition, dishonesty, village, love triangle ...
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The Grand Seduction (2013)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As ...
Style: touching, semi serious, stylized, realistic, feel good ...
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A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, life turned upside down, family life, misfit, society, culture clash, family relations, couple relations, dishonesty, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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Love & Slaps (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, not serious ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, couples, disorder, countryside, friends, society, couple relations, midlife crisis, unfulfillment ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
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Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, homecoming, family life, crime gone awry, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, christmas, family, crimes, small town life, cons and scams ...
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Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, friends, family problems, couples, disorder, hidden identity, crumbling marriage, lookalikes, once in a lifetime opportunity, small town, down on your luck ...
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Place: france, europe
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Upswing (2003)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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