Movies like The Devil and the Ten Commandments

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The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
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The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
Original name: Le Diable et les Dix Commandements
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken: Jérome Chambard is warned that he will lose his job if he continues to swear; Françoise Beaufort enamored of a stripper calls on her only to find her married to a janitor who doesn't know what kind of dancing his wife performs; Denis, a Jesuit novice, leaves the order to avenge his sister's suicide, which was provoked by Garigny, who seduced her into prostitution and drug addiction; Philip buys a necklace for Micheline though he is bored with her; a young man find out that his real mother is not Madeleine, but actress Clarisse Ardant; Didier Marin, cashier of a bank, was fired by his boss; the Devil appears as a serpent for Jérome Chambard and the bishop are eating.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, contemplative, semi serious
Plot: monastery, religions or cults, society, human nature, crime and punishment, uncontrollable, bittersweet, bank robbery, snake, suicide, nun, drug dealer, theater, jewelry, adultery, temptation, pimp, self sacrifice, suicide by drowning, servant, janitor, suitcase of money, bishop, priest, misogyny ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france

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Let's Have a Brainwash (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
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Plot: satire, stewardess, thief, post apocalypse, globalization, nuclear holocaust, religions or cults, society, human nature, megaphone, omnibus, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
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Plot: midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, aging, dealing with death, unfulfillment, postmodernism
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Place: france
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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
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Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic
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Zig Zag Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of three Parisians - a color-blind painter, a radio show host and a perverted photographer - intertwine and go hilariously out of control.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes, photograph, artist
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, religions or cults, chaos, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, greed ...
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Country: Italy, France
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Wonderful Times (1991)
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Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
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Love at the Top (1974)
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Six in Paris (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, anthology
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dark Habits (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 114 min.
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Place: spain, europe
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Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Italian (2010)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Monkey in Winter (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who has stopped drinking- and then dreaming- and who thanks to a young man who tries to forget a lost love in alcohol will turn drunk again during an exciting night.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, light ...
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42%
Very Happy Alexander (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and inactive. Just a dog is occupied to carry food and newspapers to ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
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42%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
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Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Two of Us (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: world war two, anti semitism, countryside, liberation, village, human nature, friendship, wartime life, self discovery, religions or cults, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious
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Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Benoit Blanc loves living, he loves women, he loves daring. He is a famous businessman who suffers from stomach-ache. Fabiolini, a would-be actor, is a policeman and he too suffers from the same sickness. The two man face suffering in opposite ways: ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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In Custody (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ismail Merchant's feature directorial debut addresses a subject close to his heart: the expressive Urdu language of Northern India, in danger of extinction as political trends and modernization obscure its contributions to Indian culture. ...
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38%
A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting
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Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Posthumous Memories (2001)
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: contemplative, suspense, semi serious, surreal, cynical ...
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The Last New Year's Eve (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
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