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Fun in Acapulco (1963)
 5.9
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Fun in Acapulco (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike works on a boat in Acapulco. When the bratty daughter of the boat owner gets him fired, Mike must find new work. Little boy Rauol helps him get a job as a lifeguard and singer at a local hotel. Clashes abound when Mike runs into the rival lifeguard, who is the champion diver of Mexico.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: rivalry, music, cinderella story, hotel, romance, love triangle, clergy, performer's life, love and romance, ambition, destructive relationship, fall in love, resort, follow your dream, hopes, artists and showbiz, babies and infants, haunted by the past, couples, family business, nightlife, lifestyle, redemption, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, acapulco mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about artists and showbiz, ambition, love and romance, music, lifestyle, romance and musician's life mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like Fun in Acapulco: Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962), Easy Come, Easy Go (1967), Thank God It's Friday (1978), Disco (2008), Podium (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
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Duration: 106 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thank God It's Friday (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The In Crowd (1988)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 148K
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
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Country: USA
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%