Movies like Hallelujah!

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Hallelujah! (2009)
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Original name: Le Missionnaire
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 village in Ardeche until the conflict blows over. But their plan takes an unexpected turn when Father Etienne dies.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining, offbeat, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, disorder, social relations, impostor, village, farce, hidden identity, prison, criminal, church, cons and scams, crimes, clergy, religions or cults, love and romance, village life, love affair, society, small town life, dishonesty, criminal heroes, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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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, society, cons and scams, mistaken identity, love and romance and social relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Hallelujah!: Zonad (2009), Locked Out (2006), Puckoon (2002), Mohamed Dubois (2013), Masquerades (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, cons and scams, family life, family relations, social relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, con artists, alien, morality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Locked Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once upon a time, somewhere... a homeless guy finds a policeman's uniform...
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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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81%
 5.9
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: comedy of errors, life turned upside down, satire, politics, society, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, political unrest, village life, village, border ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: ireland
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62%
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Mohamed Dubois (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arnaud Dubois may be the heir to a bank, but he prefers to call himself Mohamed. Having fallen out with his father, he turns his back on the family residence. On his travels, he meets Mustafa, who introduces him to his sister Sabrina. Having fallen ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, biting ...
Plot: hidden identity, interracial relations, social differences, fish out of water, disorder, society, love and romance, dishonesty, fall in love, fake identity, girlfriend, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
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57%
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The Deported (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Italian-American actor is deported to Mexico by some crooked INS Agents, and a pack of orphans helps him find his way back to America
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: orphan, friendship, gang, small town, mistaken identity, confined, immigrants, deportation, actor, comeback, boy, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
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54%
Heavens Above! (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, humorous
Plot: satire, church, priest, disorder, social relations, religions or cults, anti hero, nothing goes right, rebellion, misfit, clergy, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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53%
Vive la France (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: terrorism, fish out of water, culture clash, farce, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, society, disorder, nude beach, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, social relations, disorder, nothing goes right, dishonesty, bollywood, poverty, alcoholic, lottery winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
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48%
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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, musician's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, hopes, rock, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, monk, small town, disorder, clergy, buddies, on the run, crimes, crime, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: realistic, suspense, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, clergy, unwanted pregnancy, village life, religions or cults, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
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45%
Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, job seeking, romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, disorder, lodger, teacher, friends, friendship, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: odd couple, hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, disorder, farce, suicide attempt, comedy of errors, friendship, society, chance meeting, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, politician, political satire, satire, president, small town
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Grand Seduction (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, manipulations, small town, disorder, social relations, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, unemployment, bribery, doctor, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada, newfoundland, england
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43%
Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isidor's Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in New Mexico maybe even the world. But though his tortillas are scrumptious, his enchiladas divine, Isidor has never made a dime. Why? He lives in Falfurrias, population 73. One Sunday, while all ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, small town, hopes, religions or cults, overnight success, jesus christ, jesus, social relations, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Pastor Shepherd (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tale of a down-on-his-luck freeze-dried-pet-salesman and his journey to become the first-ever-cyber-evangelist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: clergy, on the road, pets, society, mistaken identity, road trip, evangelist, preacher, televangelist, neighbor, unemployment, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, cynical ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, unemployment, couples, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, midlife crisis, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, hidden identity, nothing goes right, disorder, mental institution, doctors and patients, hospital, african american, doctor, crimes, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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40%
Lost and Found in Armenia (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Armenia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A US Senator's son who attempts to forget the break up of his fiancée is forced to vacation in Turkey by his best friends. A para-sailing trip mishap lands him in a small village in Armenia, where he is accused of being a spy. It is there he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, fall in love, communication problem, captivity, love and romance, confined, silly humor, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, prison life, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: malibu california, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, self discovery, fall in love, small town sheriff, social relations, hopes, small town life, love and romance, drunkenness, journalist, actress
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Beautiful Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her widowed mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hairdresser, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, farce, mistaken identity, beauty salon, disorder, fan, love letter, spouse leaving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Lizard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Reza is a petty thief who escapes jail by posing as a mullah. When he has to stay in disguise longer than he expected, he accidentally becomes the revered leader of a small-town mosque, bringing people flooding in with his on the hoof sermons ...
Style: serious, humorous, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: prison, village, hidden identity, criminal heroes, pretense, fugitives, society, crimes, small town life, warden, religions or cults, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Stroller Strategy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Thomas Platz is suddenly made the guardian of a baby - then pretends to be its real father in order to win back Marie, the girlfriend who dumped him a year before. Stuck between staying a man-child forever, and proving he is ready to take the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, romance, renewed love, life turned upside down, dishonesty, baby, ex girlfriend, seduction, love and romance, fish out of water, babies and infants, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Pope Must Diet (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, alternative comedy, feel good ...
Plot: vatican, priest, pope, comedy of errors, clergy, dishonesty, religions or cults, disorder, mistaken identity, catholic church, cardinal the priest, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, social relations, moral dilemma, religions or cults, urban setting, reluctant, challenge, conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, cons and scams, family relations, looking for love, friendship, society, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A farce, Hoskins plays a photographer who specializes in religious pictures who searches for a model for Jesus. He does a favor for a friend and finds himself doing a voice track for a porno movie with Natasha Richardson. Hoskins finds his model for ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: farce, fight, pornography, apostle, delusion, disorder, filmmaking, screwball, couples, romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%