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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, thought provoking, biting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: campaign, media, couple relations, couples, private vs public, christian, morality, hypocrisy, censorship, art teacher, husband wife relationship, ignorance, tv, threatening telephone call, campaigning, conservatism, religious fundamentalist
Time: 60s, 20th century, 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, society, love and romance, family relations, media and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story: Hippie Hippie Shake (0000), One Chance (2013), Primary Colors (1998), Holy Flying Circus (2011), Small Time (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, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rebellion, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, couples, fighting the system, strong sexual content, society, legal action, media, legal, courtroom, radicalism ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe
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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: captivating, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: cinderella story, picked on, petty job, parents and children, supportive spouse, family relations, hopes, artists and showbiz, supportive parent, tv show, opera, audition ...
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Place: venice, england
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Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, media, extramarital affair, head of state, usa president, rise to the top, supportive spouse, couple relations, state affairs, white house ...
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Place: california
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74%
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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: society, actor's life, friends, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, clergy, debate, media, monty python, cross dressing, ignorance, censorship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat
Plot: working class, cons and scams, couple relations, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, heist, couples, dishonesty, buddies, friends, gossip ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: dark humor, sexual, offbeat, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, elderly lovers, love and romance, murder, suburban life, dangerous attraction, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, obsession, social decay ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, ambition, against the odds, society, media, unemployment, campaign, friends, underdog, drugs/alcohol, political campaign, political candidate ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, semi serious, witty, biting, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, politics, government agency, fighting crime, head of state, white house, media, drug dealing, drugs/alcohol, special agents, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
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60%
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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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: celibacy, masturbation, diary, unfulfillment, under the surface, life is a bitch, buried truth, artists and showbiz, gender, private vs public, gays and lesbians, celebrity ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: touching, offbeat, sexual, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, witty
Plot: gender, radio dj, couple relations, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couples, coping, gay lead character, gay
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: witty, touching, talky, clever, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: realistic, witty, biting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, abortion, infidelity, coming of age, promiscuity, sexual relations, jazz, love and romance, couple relations, urban, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
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God's Thunder (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brassac (Jean Gabin) is a drunken veterinarian who can't resist bringing home stray animals and humans. Lilli Palmer plays his long-suffering wife Marie. When he brings home the prostitute Simone (Michele Mercier), Brassac is not sure he is ...
Style: realistic, sexual, humorous, semi serious
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Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 642
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Very Happy Alexander (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mary Had a Little... (1961)
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40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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2 Francs, 40 Pesetas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Plot: farce, culture clash, friends, family relations, parents and children, nothing goes right, couple relations, friendship, disorder, family life, couples
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and marriage to Oil Millionaire Denis Thatcher.
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mickybo and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: mischievous children, wannabe, political unrest, friends, state affairs, society, ira, obsession, friendship, youth, religions or cults, kids in trouble ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 227
The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Style: biting, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
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Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 435
See Arnold Run (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This biographical docu-drama alternates between two parallel threads in the life of Arnold Schwarzenegger: his formative early years as the repeat winner of the Mr. Olympia body-building championship; and his modern foray into the world of politics, ...
Style: realistic, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, austria, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath in north-west London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?
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