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Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008)
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Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the rise of morals crusader Mary Whitehouse in the UK in the 1960's,
Style: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic, biting
Plot: media, campaign, couple relations, couples, private vs public, christian, morality, hypocrisy, censorship, husband wife relationship, ignorance, tv, art teacher, threatening telephone call, campaigning, conservatism, religious fundamentalist
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and offbeat films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, society, family relations, friends and media mostly in Comedy, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story: Hippie Hippie Shake (0000), One Chance (2013), Small Time (1996), Holy Flying Circus (2011), Intimate Relations (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hippie Hippie Shake (0000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA, UK
Story: An account of counterculturalist Richard Neville's misadventures in London at the end of the 1960s.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: rebellion, legal action, drugs/alcohol, legal, strong sexual content, media, courtroom, fighting the system, couple relations, society, couples, radicalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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One Chance (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: cinderella story, opera, follow your dream, music, ambition, hopes, artists and showbiz, musician's life, supportive spouse, underdog, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, venice
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Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows a gang of small time crooks in an English town. Malc is in danger of losing his girlfriend Kate if he doesn't spend more time at home and the gang leader Jumbo looks like he is about to lose control.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: working class, crimes, buddies, gang, couple relations, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, couples, friends, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
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Holy Flying Circus (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open.
Style: semi serious, clever, surreal, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, actor's life, monty python, clergy, religions or cults, media, society, friends, debate, religion, christianity, television ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Intimate Relations (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: elderly lovers, dysfunctional family, infidelity, love and romance, suburbs, couple relations, parents and children, couples, age difference, family relations, orphan, obsession ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Elvis Meets Nixon (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A "mockumentary" about Elvis's real-life trip to the White House to become a federal marshal under the DEA
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: head of state, drugs/alcohol, hotshot hero, performer's life, special agents, state affairs, artists and showbiz, government agency, drug dealing, fighting crime, celebrity culture, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatisation of Kenny Everett's struggle to achieve personal and professional fulfilment.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, artists and showbiz, couples, radio dj, coping, gay, gay lead character
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, social differences, culture clash, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, society, couples, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kenneth Williams was the star of the Carry Ons and Round the Horne. Despite his fame, he led a life full of mental torture as he tried to overcome his homosexuality in 1950s Britain. This film follows his life and eventual death based on the many ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: diary, celibacy, masturbation, gays and lesbians, celebrity, depression, under the surface, artists and showbiz, gender, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, private vs public ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
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Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: clever, semi serious, cynical, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerald is a smart, young, high-flying American banker. Everything is great until his wife finds another woman's underwear in their bedroom and subsequently throws him out. He finds lodgings with Monica, a recently divorced 50-year old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Sallah (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sallah Shabati, the patriarch of the big family recently arrived to Israel from Yemen, tries to make money and get better housing, in a country that can barely provide for its own and is in the midst of absorbing hundreds of thousands of Jewish ...
Style: biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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God's Thunder (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sixty Six (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 114 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mary Had a Little... (1961)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mickybo and Me (2004)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Period of Adjustment (1962)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Very Happy Alexander (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Martin and Lewis (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
2 Francs, 40 Pesetas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Madrid, 1974. Six years have passed since Martin and his family have returned to Spain from Switzerland. A visit to their adopted country will bring complications.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: nothing goes right, farce, disorder, family life, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, friends, couples, family relations
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
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Place: england, london
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40%