Movies like We Have a Pope

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We Have a Pope (2011)
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We Have a Pope (2011)
Original name: Habemus Papam
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an atheist. But the Pope's fear of his newfound responsibility is one he must face alone. Winner Best Film at the Italian Golden Globes.
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, humorous, witty, tragicomedy, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: cardinal the priest, identity crisis, religion, catholicism, human nature, self discovery, introspection, self involved, self fulfillment, society, lifestyle, pope, catholic church, church, clergy, surrealism, rise to power, religious, priest, catholic, volleyball, psychoanalysis, psychoanalyst, politics, italian history ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, europe, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about society, hopes, family relations, self discovery, disorder, lifestyle and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like We Have a Pope: The Two Popes (2019), The Passion (2010), Caterina in the Big City (2003), The Comedy (2012), The Priest's Children (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Two Popes (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.
Style: thought provoking, humorous, psychological, philosophical, cerebral ...
Plot: catholic church, religion, catholic priest, pope, catholic, catholicism, cardinal the priest, dark humor, priest, forgiveness, confession, guilt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy, argentina, buenos aires argentina
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The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: society, celebrity culture, disorder, religions or cults, lifestyle, nothing goes right, celebration, religion, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, teenage life, fish out of water, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, society, politics, human nature, hopes, city life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: estrangement, introspection, human nature, social decay, satire, society, shallowness, life is a bitch, dull life, female nudity, father, riding a bicycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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35%
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The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, priest, pregnancy, mediterranean, clergy, religions or cults, unwanted pregnancy, village life, dishonesty, society, disorder, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, croatia
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33%
Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As Sister Mary delivers a lecture on sin and its consequences, she's interrupted by several of her former students, who have little positive to say about how a Catholic education has impacted their lives.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: clergy, society, religions or cults, rivalry, disorder, church, nun, catholic school, christmas, belief in the afterlife, humour, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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33%
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. As an Oriental ...
Style: semi serious, talky, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, elderly woman, aging, family relations, disorder, parents and children, human nature, nothing goes right, food, summer, golden years, sleeping pill ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, mediterranean sea, europe
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33%
The Pope Must Diet (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, light, feel good ...
Plot: priest, pope, comedy of errors, clergy, mistaken identity, religions or cults, disorder, dishonesty, catholic church, atheism, cardinal the priest, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: vatican, italy, europe, rome italy
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33%
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Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: friends, buddies, misfit, society, love and romance, lifestyle, social misfits, suburbs, fall in love, city life, emotional abuse, mental breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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33%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, church, friendship, self discovery, odd couple, buddies, addiction, redemption, alcohol abuse, coming of age, vandalism, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Brother White (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Synopsis James White (White) is one of dozens of associate pastors at a mega church in Southern California under the tutelage of television evangelist Johnny Kingman (Wise). He always longed to have his own church and jumps at the opportunity to ...
Style: semi serious, uplifting, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: christian, church, pastor, clergy, hopes, society, save the day, fish out of water, human spirit, social relations, religions or cults, religious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, atlanta georgia
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32%
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: talky, humorous, sincere, mumblecore, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, friendship, introspection, youth, couple relations, computers and web, human nature, love and romance, misfit, twentysomething life, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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32%
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The Infidel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, hijab, muslim, taxi driver, self discovery, social differences, adoption, meet the parents, rabbi, religions or cults, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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32%
All Against All (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: satire, life turned upside down, working class, family life, righting the wronged, society, forced into action, hopes, family relations, eviction, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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32%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, family relations, romance, couples, golden years, city life, introspection, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, meditative, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, satire, adaptation, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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I'm Going Home (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash. Having to take care of his now-orphaned grandson, he struggles to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, getting home, actor's life, family problems, hopes, dealing with death, couples, couple relations, death in the family, male female relationship, orphan, old age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, portugal, paris france, europe
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32%
Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Father Jonathan Keene - a cold, impatient Catholic priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to do what he does best: shut down a dying parish...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, contemplative
Plot: christmas, redemption, priest, society, self discovery, introspection, clergy, church, small town, cause and meaning, religions or cults, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rio Sex Comedy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Is this possible to reconcile individual happiness and social justice? It is the paradoxical search several foreigners installed in Brazil. Charlotte Rampling incarnates a British esthetic surgeon given to dissuade whoever would like to pass under ...
Style: sex comedy, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: husband wife relationship, tour guide, lifestyle, love affair, battle of the sexes, love and romance, society, couples, culture clash, couple relations, human nature, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Plot: elderly, disorder, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, golden years, life turned upside down, family relations, pregnancy, siblings relations, jewish, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The Clown (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The life of the owners of Circus Esperança, Puro Sangue e Pangaré, father and son, who plays two clowns. At a certain point, Pangaré starts showing tiredness and sadness for being an unhappy clown.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: circus, follow your dream, self discovery, introspection, identity crisis, escapades, family relations, parents and children, on the road, countryside, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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32%
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On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, introspection, media, self discovery, disorder, midlife crisis, strong female presence, hidden identity, family relations, opposites attract, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two pairs of Mormon missionaries from America live in a beaten-up apartment in the Dutch city of Haarlem. Their personalities are distinctly different. Elder Johnson is the District Leader and oversees their efforts. His companion, the vain Elder ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: mormon, missionary, society, clergy, religions or cults, mission, social problems, apostle, relationships, faith, life philosophy, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, netherlands, europe
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, France, Denmark
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Story: Odd Horton is dependable and contained: he's a train driver retiring after 40 years of service, living a simple life. His idea of adventure is to fly from one city in Norway to another. Starting on the night of his retirement dinner, Odd has a ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: retirement, train, train conductor, surrealism, social relations, elderly, lifestyle, unemployment, self discovery, unfulfillment, aging, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Saving Grace (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A newly-elected Pope Leo XIV finds himself accidentally locked out of the Vatican. Unknown to the outside world, he winds up in an impoverished Italian village, where his adventures ultimately teach the Pope and his new friends some important ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous
Plot: religion, friends, self discovery, friendship, village, teaching the ways of the world, on the road, social differences, society, hidden identity, clergy, misfit ...
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Place: italy, vatican
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April (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian national elections.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: politics, autobiography, fatherhood, television, election, election campaign, hopes, youth, lifestyle, society, babies and infants, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, year 1997, year 1994 ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, london, venice
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31%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, friendship, best friends, introspection, looking for love, human nature, on the road, hopes, parents and children, family business, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
Long Live Freedom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The elections are approaching and the largest opposition party in the country do not look good. Its leader, Enrico Oliveri can not stand the pressure and disappears. Fearing a scandal, the eminence grise of the party had brought into play the twin ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, suspense ...
Plot: politics, twins, campaign, switching roles, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, state affairs, political rally, cover up, politician, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, suspense, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, couples, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, feminism, satire, performer's life, sexual relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
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Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, ego clash, family problems, family life, rivalry, strong female presence, estrangement, siblings relations, family gatherings, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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