Movies like Foreign Body 1986

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Foreign Body (1986)
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fake doctor, heist, romance, politics, life is a bitch, love and romance, bus, unemployment, society, couples, dishonesty, disorder, head of state, state affairs, switching roles, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, asian, emigration, immigrants, british asian, white bra, mouth to mouth resuscitation, indian lead
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, india, europe, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, disorder, dishonesty, romance, society and farce mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Foreign Body: Room to Rent (2000), The Best House in London (1969), We Think the World of You (1988), The Love Punch (2013), My Last Five Girlfriends (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, down on your luck, society, writer's life, reincarnation, nightclub, culture clash, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
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The Best House in London (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, working undercover, vengeance, gender bending, dishonesty, brothel, victorian england, slut, farce, sex scene, female nudity, hot
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, asia, england, india, europe
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We Think the World of You (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to ...
Style: emotional, humorous, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: prison, working class, family relations, dog, gays and lesbians, gender, romance, best friends, society, love and romance, love triangle, obsession ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Love Punch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, vengeance, bankruptcy, romance, renewed love, disorder, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, cote d'azur, french riviera, paris france
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, media, head of state, dishonesty, ambition, rise to the top, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, media satire, political corruption, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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75%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, wooing, romance, breakup, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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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: clever, offbeat, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: house, relocation, social differences, couples, family relations, love and romance, society, moving, property
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
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71%
Run for Your Wife (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good, sex comedy
Plot: couples, disorder, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, infidelity, comedy of errors, life turned upside down, farce, taxi driver, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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70%
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Percy (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: dominatrix, sexy legs, disorder, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, farce, silly humor, transplant, leggy chick, stockings, accident ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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The Missionary (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes
Style: clever, humorous, sexy, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: bishop, prostitute, satire, hopes, society, love and romance, clergy, going straight, couple relations, fall in love, rescue, couples ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: london, england, africa, europe, scotland
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, love and romance, romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for love, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love triangle, couple relations ...
Place: london, england, europe
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Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, love triangle, urban, haunted by the past, family life, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, couples, family problems, eccentric family, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Flip a Coin (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: CASPER and PHILIP two friends in their mid twenties, share a flat and spend most of their time chasing after girls. They chat girls up together, then flip a coin about who gets to pursue her. PHILIP always wins, but CASPER is the lucky one with the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, heist, crimes, fall in love, buddies, womanizer, nanny, friendship, bet, seduction, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, spain, europe
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Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
Style: ironic, tragicomedy, social, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, society, fall in love, hidden identity, disorder, power relations, dishonesty, couples, romance, snobbism, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, england, europe, new york
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Janis and John (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: unemployment, love and romance, dishonesty, politics, opposites attract, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, heist, teaching the ways of the world, drug abuse, obsession ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: chase, road not taken, estate, crime gone awry, chases and races, nothing goes right, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, escapades, farce, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, injustice, social decay, state affairs, immigrants, politics, workplace, satire, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, political intrigue, cons and scams, state affairs, ego clash, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, couples, revolution ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Couch Trip (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Plot: screwball, dark humor, disorder, doctors and patients, mistaken identity, mental illness, mental institution, radio show, silly humor, media, hidden identity, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england, los angeles, illinois ...
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Stars and Bars (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henderson Dores (Daniel Day Lewis), a New York based art dealer from England, travels to Georgia to persuade patriarch, Harry Dean Stanton, to sell a Monet previously thought lost.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, thought provoking ...
Plot: adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, down on your luck, track down, on the road, fish out of water, profanity, satire, forgery, romance, society ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: england, georgia, new york
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50%
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Unmade Beds (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers as she tries to move on from heartbreak. Their stories come together in the melting-pot of 21st century London.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, haunted by the past, starting over, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, search for father, couples, family relations, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mutiny on the Buses (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the ...
Style: sitcom, sexual, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: bus, working class, dishonesty, relationship vs career, cons and scams, workplace situations, chaos and mayhem, society, rivalry, farce, disorder, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bankers Also Have Souls (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gregoire is retiring after many years with the same bank, and his collegues surprise him with the gift of a beautiful call girl...
Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, love and romance, golden years, dishonesty, romance, mistaken identity, couple relations, retiring, couples, disorder, call girl, retirement ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, politics, love and romance, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, dishonesty, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, dull life, couples, disorder, battles, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, small town, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Protocol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, political comedy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: politics, fish out of water, assassination attempt, strong female presence, disorder, power relations, media satire, culture clash, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, looking for love, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family.
Style: witty, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: society, parents and children, love affair, comedy of errors, pregnancy, wedding, romance, love and romance, master and servant, power relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe
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40%
The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, disorder, couples, looking for sex, friendship, looking for love, cons and scams, teenage life, singleness, thirtysomething life, revolution, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cold Dog Soup (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy wants is to dispose of his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: love and romance, supernatural ability, nothing goes right, taxi, dark humor, disorder, wizards and magicians, city life, urban, dog
Time: 80s
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40%