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Heroes Like Us (1999)
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Heroes Like Us (1999)
Original name: Helden wie wir
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man from an early age falls in love with a girl whose family is not in good standing with the ruling Communist party. His father however is a member of the "Stasi", the secret state police. The father not only hinders his son's relationship with the girl, but he arranges for his son, after finishing school, to become a Stasi spy himself.
Plot: berlin wall, love of one's life, stasi, masturbation, satire, sperm, coming of age, secret police, love interest, german reunification, mother son relationship
Place: german democratic republic, east berlin, gdr, east germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about satire, female nudity, coming of age, family relations, german reunification, masturbation and sex mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Heroes Like Us: Meier (1986), NVA (2005), Sun Alley (1999), Rotwang Must Go! (1994), Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Meier (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Meier, a paperhanger in East Berlin, inherits from his father in West Berlin. With this money he wants to fulfil himself the dream of his life: a journey around the world. He buys a forged West German passport and pretends to go on a trip to ...
Plot: political satire, berlin wall, female nudity, wallpaper, bathtub, satire, stasi
Place: berlin germany, east germany, east berlin, germany, east berlin east germany ...
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NVA (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Plot: military base, soldier, army, military life, rebelliousness, friends, boot camp, daydreamer, military, misfit, basic training, prank ...
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Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe, east germany, gdr
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Sun Alley (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The antics of these kids, their families, of the "West ...
Style: clever, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
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Rotwang Must Go! (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A comedy directed by Hans-Christoph Blumenberg.
Plot: blackmail, buggy, gun, video, terrorism, tennis racket, german reunification, assassination, parody, stasi, female nudity, satire ...
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Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Red Army major caught between East and West Berlin finds his wife gone and somebody else moved into his apartment.
Plot: deserter, absurdism, refugee, kiss, male female relationship, german reunification, satire, police officer, lenin, post cold war, statue, zoo ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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Toto and Peppino Divided in Berlin (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antonio, seguendo le indicazioni della "Smorfia", dategli in sogno da una zia monaca "attraversa l'Alto Adige" e arriva a Berlino Ovest per incontrare il magliaro Giuseppe e fare fortuna. Ma Antonio e somigliantissimo ...
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Place: berlin germany, west germany, east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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Mrs. Rettich, Czerni and I (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three women travel together to Spain for different reasons. The pregnant Mrs. Rettich wants to marry her Spanish lover in Barcelona, while Czerni, bored by her husband Bart, wants to have fun. Sophie, the 1st person narrator, tries to forget the man ...
Plot: mishap, travel, pregnancy, womanizer, drunkenness, satire, restaurant, marriage
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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
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No More Mr. Nice Guy (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Die Brüder Kipp (Joachim Król) und Most (Horst Krause) machen sich auf den Weg, um das Gut ihrer Oma zu erben. Auf diesem Weg begegnen sie Viktor (Konstantin Kotljarov), einem desertierten russischen Soldaten, der die beiden kidnappt und Nadine ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, road movie
Plot: on the run, on the road, farce, siblings relations, uneducated, family relations, disorder, communication problem, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic
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31%
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Sex Up (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ziege, Sven and Haeschen are the best of friends - bound together by their non-excisting relationships with girls. When they discover a plant that produces a kind of fluid to stimulate your sex drive, they set out to enter a contest. Will they win ...
Plot: gay, virginity, flower, older woman younger man relationship, teen sex comedy, masturbation, love potion, aphrodisiac, coming of age, high school, dance, self esteem ...
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The Black Barons (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
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Peter Cook & Co. (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A TV Special consisting of various sketches with the titular comedian and fellow comics in guest appearances.
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Club Sandwich (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While vacationing at a beachside resort, a single mother faces inevitable separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son — who is also her best friend — discovers magical chemistry with a girl his own age.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, resort, adolescence, mother son relationship, domineering mother, overbearing mother, love interest, coming of age, beach, romance, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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27%
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Blackest Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: In "German Chainsaw Massacre" people meet up with a household of butchers. They detect low cost meat in the East Germans moving over the old boundary into the West and start turning them into sausage. Clara flees the slaying of her sleazy ...
Plot: political satire, chainsaw, farce, german reunification, slasher, knife, psychopath, incest, cannibalism, murder, disembowelment, satire ...
Place: german democratic republic
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 57 min.
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Going Down Under (2005)
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23%
Sound Eroticism (1986)
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23%
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23%
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
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The Most Offensive Comedy Ever Made (2007)
Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
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