Movies like The Phantom of Liberty

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The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
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The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Original name: Le Fantôme de la liberté
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right under their noses, this perverse, playfully absurd comedy of non sequiturs deftly compiles many of the themes that preoccupied Buñuel throughout his career—from the hypocrisy of conventional morality to the arbitrariness of social arrangements.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious, absurd, atmospheric, disturbing, talky, meditative ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, religions or cults, life is a bitch, chaos, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, greed, visceral, mistaken identity, sniper, pianist, human nature, chaos and mayhem, protest, dark humor, surrealism, hotel, religion, school, killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, talky and witty films with plots about satire, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, suprisingly clever, mentor and brutality mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Phantom of Liberty: That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), The Big Feast (1973), Playtime (1967), Max mon amour (1986), I Want to Go Home (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous, talky ...
Plot: farce, high society, satire, friendship, smuggling, police brutality, heroin, guest, dream, dark humor, social decay, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, spain
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That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), virginity, train travel, train ride, dwarf, obsession, love, train ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france
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The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: humorous, satirical, art house, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, weekend, decadence, social decay, society, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Playtime (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Clumsy Monsieur Hulot finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist, and as they weave ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal, talky ...
Plot: tourist, restaurant, culture clash, farce, chaos, skyscraper, fish out of water, nothing goes right, goofy hero, lifestyle, misfit, human existence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Max mon amour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: zoophilia, animal sex, interspecies sex, bestiality, obsession, satire, dishonesty, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, farce, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, society, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performer's life, fish out of water, parents and children, estrangement, family relations, communication problem, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: disorder, twins, self discovery, nothing goes right, actor's life, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, couples, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: dark humor, christmas, trapped in an elevator, suicide, telephone, disorder, urban, human nature, couple relations, social worker, couples, breakup ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: parody, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, chef, farce, stupidity, compilation, obstacle course, foot race, blackmail, cult, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Traffic (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mr. Hulot is the head designer of the Altra Automotive Co. His latest invention is a newfangled camper car loaded with outrageous extra features. Along with the company's manager and publicity model, Hulot sets out from Paris with the intention ...
Style: road movie, stylized, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, traffic jam, fish out of water, lifestyle, misfit, disorder, stoners, car, technology, satire, road accident, prototype ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, france, paris france, europe, netherlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, traffic jam, filmmaking, bohemian life, performer's life, clergy, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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May Fools (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: eccentric family, countryside, funeral, infidelity, family problems, rebelliousness, death in the family, human nature, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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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Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, writer's block, art, writing, creative block, profanity, sexual content, heaven and hell, postmodernism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, strong female presence, couples, small town, couple relations, society, mischievous children, contests and competitions, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, cynical, funny, atmospheric ...
Plot: dark humor, family relations, society, family life, human nature, stand up special, honest, culture clash, character study, storytelling, irreverent, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
In God We Tru$t (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naive monk, named Brother Ambrose (Marty Feldman), is sent by the abbot on a mission to raise $5,000 in order to save their monastery from closing. He goes to Hollywood where he encounters a number of eccentric characters.
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: church, satire, monk, religions or cults, prostitute, society, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, monastery, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
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20%
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Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: cult film, futuristic, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: dark humor, distopia, cannibalism, cannibal, clown, escape, satire, post apocalyptic, suicide attempt, butcher, underground, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: france
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Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, couples, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, disorder, promotion, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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19%
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: parody, cult film, controversial, humorous, clever ...
Plot: suprisingly clever, roman empire, satire, monty python, mistaken identity, farce, execution, dungeon, christmas, weirdo, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Watermelon Man (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jeff Gerber, an insurance agent, lives in a typical suburban neighborhood. He is also both racist and a fitness freak. But Jeff's bigoted world of taunting and harassing black people on and off the job is turned upside down when his skin ...
Style: disturbing, biting, suspense, humorous, serious ...
Plot: bus, racism, switching roles, satire, culture clash, doctors and patients, suburban life, discrimination, interracial relations, americana, political unrest, social decay ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Four Rooms (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one unbelievable happening after ...
Style: semi serious, twist ending, surreal, suspense, anthology ...
Plot: dark humor, gangsters, workplace situations, hotel, witch, bet, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, disorder, hotel room, mischievous children, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: surreal, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: office, workplace, comedy of errors, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, friendship, lifestyle, society, down on your luck, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, dark humor, buddies, disorder, fictional reality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, italy, usa, europe, venice ...
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A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, buddies, rehearsal, director, disorder, nosy, couple relations, nothing goes right, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
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19%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
City of Women (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, crimes, love and romance, hostages, politics, battle of the sexes, strong female presence, hostage, fish out of water, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: biting, suspense, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, couples, graphic violence, profanity, couple relations, eccentric family, violence spree, social decay, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Teddy Bear (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The main character, nicknamed "Teddy Bear" by his friends and acquaintances, is a manager of a sports club in Poland. One day he is detained at the border just as his sport team is off to a tournament. It appears that somebody has torn out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: mistaken identity, filmmaking, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, dishonesty, race against time, society, polish, anti communism, communism, satire, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, tokyo, brazil, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%