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Free Rainer (2007)
 6.7
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Free Rainer (2007)
Original name: Free Rainer - Dein Fernseher lügt
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, controversial, humorous, melancholic, sincere, captivating, suspense
Plot: power of media, tv show, starting over, misfit, society, dishonesty, media, media satire, hacker, unemployment, assassination, manipulation, car accident, cocaine, manipulations, network, social misfits, redemption, irresponsible, exploitation, media circus, exploit, addiction, satire, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sincere films with plots about society, misfit, friends, friendship, life is a bitch, disorder and couple relations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Free Rainer: The Perfect Dictatorship (2014), Quiet as a Mouse (2004), Looking for Miguel (2007), Class Reunion 1.0 (2018), A Coffee in Berlin (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: manipulation, media, political intrigue, media satire, political corruption, manipulations, journalism, campaign, state affairs, dishonesty, corrupt politician, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Quiet as a Mouse (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pseudo documentary study of an archetypal German who tries to model his world according to his ideas of law and (sexual) order.
Style: realistic, dark humor, cynical, not serious, captivating ...
Plot: vigilantism, idealism, society, social decay, ambition, fighting crime, misfit, life is a bitch, crimes, buddies, farce, arrogance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Looking for Miguel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy Columbian politician blinded by his own privilege is forced to walk a mile in the shoes of the people he despises most after falling victim to a violent attack and subsequently losing his memory. Miguel was a man of fine stock, a ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, friendship, social differences, redemption, memory loss, social relations, life is a bitch, society, hopes, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Class Reunion 1.0 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three former classmates reunite for their 30-year high school reunion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, feel good
Plot: misogyny, midlife crisis, friendship, haunted by the past, meeting, misfit, adulthood, classmate, bullying, friends, human nature, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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A Coffee in Berlin (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fateful day pushes an aimless college dropout (Tom Schilling) to stop wasting his time and finally engage with life.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, humorous, tragicomedy, melancholic ...
Plot: slacker, introspection, unfulfillment, hopes, lifestyle, society, misfit, social misfits, unsupportive parent, german, coffee, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 5K
Reality (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, thought provoking ...
Plot: life turned upside down, obsession, losing-it hero, society, audition, disorder, tv show, human nature, big brother, tv, television, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.9
 418
Lbs. (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 315-pound man decides to kick his food addiction by moving to the country.
Style: uplifting, sincere, humorous, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: addiction, starting over, obsessive quest, misfit, hopes, cooking and food, negligence, leaving home, diet, weight loss, obesity, fat man ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 2K
The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, rivalry, buddies, nothing goes right, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, silly humor, family problems, manipulation, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Bornholmer Straße (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lighthearted look at the opening of the border crossing of Bornholmer Straße in Berlin from the point of view of the confused border guards.
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light
Plot: berlin wall, falling, propaganda, border crossing, society, rivalry, friendship, uniform, iron curtain, embroidery, german humor
Time: year 1989
Place: germany, gdr, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 5K
Off Course (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two young Spanish men, with a university education, are tired of unemployment and decide to move to Germany. But soon they will find out that finding a better living is not as easy as they expected.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Plot: unemployment, immigrants, buddies, nothing goes right, society, love and romance, fall in love, friends, disorder, economic crisis, emigrant
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 191
America (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia, Brazil, Spain, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lisa, a beautiful young Russian woman, is married to Victor, a Portuguese. Fernanda, the Spanish ex-wife of Victor, taking advantage of the coming wave of illegal immigrants in Portugal, wants to do business with false passports. Since then, and to ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tragicomedy, dark humor
Plot: society, social relations, couples, couple relations, immigrants, social misfits, gang, dishonesty, family relations, bittersweet, forgery, boat accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, psychological, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, siblings relations, looking for love, family problems, human nature, couple relations, romance, family, dishonesty, sexual obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Russian Disco (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. They take their chance looking for a better life and find ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, society, misfit, adventure, rivalry, intrigue, love and romance, friends, berlin wall, businessman, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1990
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Work Hard, Play Hard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace, life is a bitch, society, couples, workplace situations, unemployment, factory, couple relations, boss and employee, power relations, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 37K
Soul Kitchen (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, lifestyle, family relations, workplace, life is a bitch, workplace situations, family business, workplace problem, comedy of errors, staff, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, hospital, family problems, family in crisis, dealing with death, life is a bitch, pubic hair, sickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Good Heart (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Brian Cox stars as Jacques, the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly drinking and smoking himself to death when he meets Lucas (Dano), a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: homeless, friendship, profanity, friends, drifter, social misfits, misfit, redemption, human nature, alcohol abuse, elderly, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Three Quarter Moon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hartmut Mackowiak, a German taxi driver, tries to help 6 year old Turkish girl to find her mother.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: taxi, family relations, couple relations, couples, personal growth, taxi driver, little girl, love and romance, friends, down on your luck, re-education, story continued during end credits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.5
 6K
The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: witty, semi serious, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, artists and showbiz, media satire, network, nothing goes right, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 910
Black Sheep (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Black Sheep (original title: Schwarze Schafe) is a german/swiss black and white movie. It's separated into five episodes, which tell stories of the Berlin city life. A hopeless impostor. An East German couple who dreams of the big money. Three ...
Style: stylized, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lottery, first sex, disorder, youth, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, nothing goes right, unemployment, comedy of errors, nudity (full frontal - brief), escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Navigators (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In South Yorkshire, a small group of railway maintenance men discover that because of privatization, their lives will never be the same. When the trusty British Rail sign is replaced by one reading East Midland Infrastructure, it is clear that there ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, working class, human spirit, fighting the system, workplace, life is a bitch, workplace intrigue, society, realism, corporate crimes, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hut in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two misfit males, one man-child, one boy, find each other, building a small cabin in the woods to create a new life. Their daily struggle for survival creates a strong bond between them until the hut is destroyed and one of the boys carted off. The ...
Style: serious, rough, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: misfit, mentally unstable, young heroes, friendship, life is a bitch, leaving home, in the woods, mental institution, mental illness, youth, nobody believes, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 291
The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, life turned upside down, manipulation, manipulations, culture clash, family in crisis, tv show, ambition, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, looking for love, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, disorder, partners, unlikely criminals, society, crimes, misfit partners, dishonesty, misfit, poverty, unemployment, loss of job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 2K
Grill Point (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the style of a documentary this tragic comedy tells the story of a relationship crisis between two married couples and their longing to break out of their miserable daily lives. In this East German post-wall movie Andreas Dresen introduces the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: couples, adultery, working class, couple relations, thirtysomething life, family problems, secret love, introspection, misfit, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 12K
The Falling (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natha a poor farmer from Peepli village in the heart of rural India is about to lose his plot of land due to an unpaid bank loan. A quick fix to the problem is the a government program that aids the families of indebted farmers who have committed ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, light, entertaining ...
Plot: media circus, satire, media, society, nothing goes right, media hype, farmer, debt, suicide attempt, bureaucracy, down on your luck, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 2K
Hits (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talentless teen will do anything to get on TV's "The Voice." Meanwhile, her father, a municipal worker, creates an uproar when a video of his rants at City Hall goes viral.
Style: cynical, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: fame, talent, society, celebrity culture, media satire, delusion, teenager, computers and web, viral video, small town, youtube, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 947
Big Animal (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Left behind by a circus, a camel wanders to the house of a simple middle-aged couple in a Polish village. Although the wife is initially bewildered by the strange and unexpected animal, her husband immediately adopts it as a pet.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: pets, small town, social misfits, social relations, misfit, crumbling marriage, working class, society, camel, intolerance, husband wife relationship, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Almanya: Welcome to Germany (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After living 45 years in Germany, the Turkish Hüseyin Yilmaz, seventy, announces to his family that he has bought a house in Turkey and they should return to make the necessary reforms. The idea is unwelcome and causes very heated discussions. In ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, language barrier, travel, family life, society, culture clash, social differences, parents and children, rejection, school, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, turkey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%