Movies like Hamlet Goes Business

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Hamlet Goes Business (1987)
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Hamlet Goes Business (1987)
Original name: Hamlet liikemaailmassa
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: businessman, business, ghost, wedding, death, chess, suicide, family relations, rock band, gun, puppy, inheritance, chauffeur, maid, corporate world, theater, corporation, cheating, marriage, satire, kiss, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, suicide by drowning, servant ...
Place: norway, finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, death, marriage, drinking, drinking alcohol and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Hamlet Goes Business: The Man Without a Past (2002), Shadows in Paradise (1986), Drifting Clouds (1996), The Match Factory Girl (1990), Juha (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Man Without a Past (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or anything from his past life, he cannot get a job ...
Style: bleak, humorous, touching, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: generosity, memory loss, poverty, amnesia, robbery, presumed dead, friendship, couple relations, starting over, human nature, haunted by the past, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, north korea, estonia, helsinki finland
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Shadows in Paradise (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a co-worker, an affair and much more.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: friendship, hopes, love affair, couple relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, dark humor, dull life, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: finland, europe, estonia, helsinki finland
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Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tram driver Lauri looses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a headwaitress is closed. Too proud, to receive money from the social welfare system, they hardly try to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: unemployment, restaurant, society, layoff, waitress, couples, supportive coworker, cooking and food, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, death in the family, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland, spain, california
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The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: working class, vengeance, loneliness, murder, pregnancy, parent child relationship, factory, mother daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, young woman, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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Juha (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.
Style: silent film, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: countryside, love triangle, life is a bitch, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, orchestral, innocence lost, dangerous attraction, couple relations, infidelity, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland
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Plainlands (1988)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on a novel of the same name by the Finnish author, Antti Tuuri, this delicious late-80's comedy builds its dark humour on the stereotypical mentality of the northern part of Finland. While perhaps not as entertaining to a person ...
Plot: submachine gun, drunk, finnish, drinking contest, children, swimming, target practice, adultery, hospital, blindness, brother brother relationship, death of husband ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
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Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Lugubrious Finns Valto and Reino take to the road in search of coffee and vodka, without which their lives are not worth living. But their reveries are interrupted by the arrival of garrulous Russian Klaudia and Estonian Tatiana - who are clearly ...
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Plot: misfit, on the road, hitchhiker, coffee, cigarette smoking, mechanic, friends, dull life, social relations, drive away, couples, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: finland, europe
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The House of Branching Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sort of "Divorce Finnish Style," Mika Kaurismäki's rambunctious comedy, The House of Branching Love , recounts the breakup of a thirty-something professional couple - Juhani, a family therapist, and his wife, Tuula, a successful ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous
Plot: family relations, farce, battle of the sexes, breakup, couples, family problems, destructive relationship, lifestyle, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, jealous spouse ...
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Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hollars (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aspiring New York City artist, John Hollar returns to his Middle America hometown on the eve of his mother’s brain surgery. Joined by his girlfriend, eight months pregnant with their first child, John is forced to navigate the crazy world he left ...
Style: light, humorous, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: comedian, pregnancy, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, death, mother son relationship, eccentric family, family, illness, haunted by the past, boxer shorts, wedding ring, twin ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Duration: 87 min.
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Time: 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as governess. Vaijayanti is a runaway from home as she does ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Right On, Man! (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 118 min.
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Duration: 150 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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St. Patrick's Day (1997)
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Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An Irish family has a reunion near St Patrick's Day, and all of the expected drama ensues.
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Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Country: Finland, France, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: intellectual, touching, sincere, meditative, talky ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Entropy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Entropy is the semi-autobiographical film by director which tells the story of a young director struggling to make a film for a despotic studio while his life falls apart around him. Along the way, he goes on tour with U2 to help them make a music ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, second chance, birth, male female relationship, breaking the fourth wall, death in childbirth, ghost, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, small town ...
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Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, captivating, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, wall street, romance, workplace intrigue, workplace, disorder, unlikely couple, parents and children, family business, greed, satire, money ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new england, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Marathon Family (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Topalovic family has been in the burial business for generations. When the old (150 yrs old) Pantelija dies, five generations of his heirs start to fight for the inheritance.
Style: realistic, not serious, sincere, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, family business, cemetery, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, farce, workplace, pianist, corporate world, crematorium, mafia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia
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