Movies like The Band

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The Band (1970)
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The Band (1970)
Original name: L'Homme orchestre
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Evan Evans, the director of a ballet troupe, is rehearsing his next show in Monaco, in preparation for a worldwide tour. When one member of his troupe leaves to get married, Evans imposes a regime of strict discipline on his remaining dancers. The latter get their revenge by presenting Evans’ nephew Philippe, the only male member of the group, with a baby and a note claiming he is the father…
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting, feel good, realistic
Plot: farce, choreographer, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, workplace situations, quibbling, family relations, babies and infants, boss and employee, disorder, power relations, ballet, misunderstanding, audition, yacht, car accident, police chase, whistling, baby, pregnancy, couples, workplace, dancer's life, silly humor, ballerina ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: rome italy, france, europe, monaco, french riviera

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Most similar movies to The Band

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, farce, goofy hero, workplace, silly humor, workplace situations and power relations mostly in Comedy, Crime and Musical genres. Some movies like The Band: The Troops of St. Tropez (1964), Oscar (1967), The Troops Get Married (1968), The Little Bather (1968), The Troops in New York (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, nun, father daughter relationship, gendarme, goofy hero, incompetent police, nudist, crime, crimes, fighting crime, overbearing, officers and cadets ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
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100%
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Oscar (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film originated as a play in Paris. The story focuses on the one-day adventures of Bertrand Barnier played with a genius of French cinema, Louis de Funes. In the same morning he learns that his daughter is pregnant, an employee stole a large ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: accountant, comedy of errors, farce, father daughter relationship, family relations, suitcase of money, dishonesty, love and romance, silly humor, cons and scams, mistaken identity, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Troops Get Married (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Saint-Tropez police launch a major offensive against dangerous drivers. Marechal Cruchot (Louis de Funès) relishes the assignment, which he pursues with a manic zeal. Cruchot is after an offending driver, who turns out to be Josépha (Claude ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, nun, fall in love, boss and employee, goofy hero, workplace, nothing goes right, disorder, love and romance, law enforcement, power relations, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, cote d'azur, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Little Bather (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious
Plot: boat chase, lighthouse keeper, priest, boss, boat, contract, shipyard, canal, kayak, inventor, obnoxious boss, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, track down, misfit, family relations, stowaway, disorder, chase, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Welcome Aboard (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, HR of a large cruise company, made the mistake of choosing her boss as a lover. Before embarking on the maiden voyage of the new flagship of the fleet, though, he decided to disembark from their relationship! Some women take their revenge ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: cruise, workplace situations, goofy hero, love and romance, workplace romance, farce, disorder, boss and employee, workplace, breakup, rivalry, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Tattoo (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An art dealer wants to buy a Modigliani, which is tattooed on the back of an old soldier.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, parody
Plot: tattoo, veteran, castle, art dealer, dealer, palaces castles and temples, disorder, silly humor, satire, goofy hero, quibbling, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, farce, policewoman, gendarme, law enforcement, comedy of errors, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, nun, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: provence, france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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What a Beautiful Day (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Checco, an uneducated but self-satisfied fellow from Milan, who has always dreamed of becoming a police officer, fails his entrance exam for the third time. It must be said that at the oral examination Checco said that the reason why he wanted to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: terrorism, goofy hero, fall in love, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, love and romance, disorder, danger, urban, silly humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, factory, silly humor, technology gone awry, relationship vs career, couple relations, eccentric family, inventions and discoveries, couples, disorder, quibbling, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.2
 20K
Recep Ivedik 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When his grandmother takes ill, foolish brute Recep tries to satisfy her wishes by getting a job and attempting to find a suitable wife.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life is a bitch, social misfits, workplace, love and romance, misfit, unemployment, boss and employee, nothing goes right, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Mr. Accident (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mr Accident is a satirical, romantic rocket ride through the lives of a bunch of losers hurtling into the chaos that is contemporary life. It's a circus of cool catastrophes underpinned by a moral tale about the downside of addiction and ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, farce, workplace situations, disorder, power relations, save the day, underdog, goofy hero, rivalry, nothing goes right, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Carry on Again Doctor (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, sex comedy
Plot: hospital, farce, doctors and patients, workplace situations, silly humor, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, power relations, disorder, injection, weight loss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, silly humor, disorder, storage unit, workplace situations, workplace, chases and races, nothing goes right, goofy hero, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Perched on a Tree (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry Roubier, a French promoter, and Enrico Mazzini, an Italian, have signed an agreement guaranteeing them a stranglehold on European highways. While driving on the roads of the south, Roubier takes two young hitchhikers, but an unfortunate swerve ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, ambiguous ending, parody
Plot: rescue, tree, rivalry, danger, off the road, woman in danger, love triangle, car, canyon, talking to an animal, manipulative behavior, parrot ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Restaurant (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, restaurant owner, kidnapping, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, police commissioner ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All's Faire in Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance Faires.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love and romance, romance, workplace, college, disorder, campus, wooing, workplace romance, workplace situations, fish out of water, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
White Collar Blues (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: office, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, down on your luck, boss and employee, workplace situations, farce, power relations, new year's eve, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, rise to the top, family relations, wooing, parents and children, romance, chaos and mayhem, mistaken identity, disorder, store, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, playwright, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, power relations, couples, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: retirement, save the day, goofy hero, nothing goes right, chases and races, memory loss, colleague, disorder, dull life, amateur detective, gendarme, rocket ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, couple relations, workplace intrigue, lifestyle, workplace situations, workplace romance, parents and children, boss and employee, friends, obnoxious boss, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dans le quartier du Sentier, Eddie Vuibert, Dov et Yvan sont confrontés aux procédés pour le moins expéditifs de leur nouveau client, Eurodiscount, une chaîne européenne d'hypermarchés. Karine, lasse des turpitudes de son volage époux, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, light
Plot: satire, workplace situations, working class, comedy of errors, partners, friends, couples, social differences, love and romance, buddies, farce, materialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, satirical
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, turtle, songwriter, secretary, singer, teenage life, showbiz, americana, celebrity culture, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Stromberg - The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The celebration of the 50th anniversary of “Capitol-Insurance” is due – that's what the bosses thought. All employees are invited to join the party in a hotel. However, rumors say the company's not doing very well. To avoid ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, workplace, road trip, loss of job, save the day, on the road, unfulfillment, coworker, brothel, bus driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Hard Day's Night (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: the beatles, backstage, culture clash, artists and showbiz, generation gap, fame, music, lifestyle, musician's life, rehearsal, press conference, shaving ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fantomas Unleashed (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the second episode of the trilogy Fantômas kidnaps distinguished scientist professor Marchand with the aim to develop a super weapon that will enable him to menace the world. Fantômas is also planning to abduct a second scientist, professor ...
Style: not serious, parody, exciting, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, perfect crime, disorder, working undercover, danger, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, crime, undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, italy, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, reception, entity, couples, nothing goes right, unemployment, society, workplace, mysterious character, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: backstage, actor's life, theater, nothing goes right, showbiz, workplace situations, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, new york, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%