Movies like A Pain in the Ass 2008

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A Pain in the Ass (2008)
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A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Original name: L'emmerdeur
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 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, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic, cynical, semi serious, remake of french film, modern day adaptation
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, assassination attempt, dark humor, farce, disorder, suicide attempt, comedy of errors, friendship, society, chance meeting, snitch, nothing goes right, spouse leaving, indoor, thief, police, criminal, photographer, accident, doctor, coffee, ex husband ex wife relationship, motor scooter ...
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, nothing goes right, friendship, friends, farce, partners and buddies mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like A Pain in the Ass: The Dinner Game (1998), Buddy Buddy (1981), Our Women (2015), The ComDads (1983), The Closet (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, party, naivete, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, partners, odd couple, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, southern france, france
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Buddy Buddy (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, island, suicide attempt, odd couple, mentally unstable, deadly, nothing goes right, gangsters, assassination, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s
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Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, disorder, dark humor, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, eiffel tower paris ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, workplace situations, cons and scams, comedy of errors, discrimination, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, reception, entity, couples, nothing goes right, unemployment, society, workplace, mysterious character, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, france, europe
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Louise-Michel (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, biting ...
Plot: factory worker, hitman, vengeance, unemployment, nothing goes right, assassination attempt, partners, rivalry, obnoxious boss, disorder, workplace, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: france, europe
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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
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Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fonzy (2013)
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Country: France
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Duration: 112 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, misfit, disorder, friends, religions or cults, comedy of errors, fish out of water, fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, society, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, china, europe, asia
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: france
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Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Carpool Guy (2005)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 103 min.
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Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
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Break Up Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
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