Movies like The House of God

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The House of God (1984)
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The House of God (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, semi serious
Plot: misfit, hospital, mental illness, road not taken, farce, urban, doctors and patients, city life, unfulfillment, power relations, erotica, medical, female nudity, intern, bare breasts, red panties, panties, latex gloves, stethoscope, surgical mask, medical mask, white coat, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and clever films with plots about misfit, couples, love and romance, urban, society, female nudity and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The House of God: Critical Care (1997), Hammersmith Is Out (1972), Nobody's Perfekt (1981), Breast Men (1997), Such Good Friends (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, suspense, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, nun, half sister, fighting the system, family relations, family problems, power relations, workplace, rebellion, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: escape, mental institution, friendship, cons and scams, captivity, hospital, psychopath, friends, mental illness, crimes, confined, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Nobody's Perfekt (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While everyone knows you can't fight City Hall, there are those who, for whatever reason, can't resist the challenge. Three slightly disturbed psychiatric patients decide to take on the government. What ensues includes car chases, a ferry ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: mental illness, memory loss, misfit, crimes, vengeance, self discovery, city life, urban, gangsters, graphic violence, city hall, car ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Breast Men (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: We follow the two Texas doctors who invented the modern breast implant and its surgical procedure. However, when success and money come their way, they split up and follow different paths. One becomes the surgeon of the everyday woman while the ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: plastic surgery, stripper, doctors and patients, couple relations, unfulfillment, rise and fall, love and romance, couples, power relations, lawsuit, intern, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Such Good Friends (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Otto Preminger directs this comedy-drama based upon the novel by Lois Gould and adapted by Elaine May (under the pseudonym Esther Dale). Julie Messinger (Dyan Cannon) is an intense woman who hides her wild emotions and desires under her ...
Style: humorous, biting, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, mole, starting over, family life, sexual relations, love triangle, doctors and patients, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, midlife crisis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, urban, unfulfillment, city life, couples
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Living on Tokyo Time (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When her visa expires, a young Japanese immigrant in San Francisco agrees to marry a Japanese-American boy to avoid being deported back to Japan.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: kids in trouble, fall in love, culture clash, wooing, self discovery, misfit, romance, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, immigrants, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Article 99 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Sturgess leads a team of compassionate doctors at a veteran's hospital. Along with Drs. Morgan, Handleman and Van Dorn, he fights to deliver adequate care to needy veterans in the face of funding cuts and a corrupt administration. ...
Style: humorous, thought provoking, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, surgery, patient, doctor, disability, politics, surgeon, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, hopes, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: kansas, usa, new jersey, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bianca (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michele is a mathematics professor who just started a new job in a school with some peculiar teaching methods. After a woman in his neighborhood is murdered, Michele meets beautiful colleague Bianca, and a relationship begins between the two. Where ...
Style: psychological, bleak, sentimental, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, psychoanalysis, investigation, mathematics, high school, cult, mental illness, misfit, crimes, police investigation, split personality, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Cold Dog Soup (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy wants is to dispose of his ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: city life, urban, taxi, disorder, wizards and magicians, love and romance, nothing goes right, supernatural ability, dog
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: sentimental, humorous, ironic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, society, lifestyle, ambition, love, adaptation, loneliness, bittersweet, stash, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, hopes, buddies, hospital, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, storytelling, dealing with death, unsuccessful, female director, control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Chicago Cab (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A day in the life of a Chicago cab driver is examined as he picks up fares from the good and bad parts of the city and emotionally connects to many of his passengers.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: hospital, pregnancy, taxi, taxi driver, city life, urban, couple relations, couples, new yorker, christmas, drunkenness, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 477
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: society, buddies, misfit, friends, love and romance, social misfits, lifestyle, suburbs, fall in love, city life, emotional abuse, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
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Twister (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV evangelist. Also living at the farm is his layabout daughter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, tornado, mental illness, family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples, family problems, storm, twister, dysfunctional ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, looking for love, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Drained (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control.
Style: disturbing, humorous, psychological, semi serious, bleak
Plot: obsession, lifestyle, misfit, life is a bitch, mind game, mental illness, drug abuse, addiction, down on your luck, nervous breakdown, perversion, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Wall Is a Great Wall (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When computer programmer, Leo Fang, is passed up for promotion, he feels it is because he is Chinese, and quits. He takes his Chinese-American family to Mainland China to visit his relatives, the Chao's for a vacation. The clash of cultures, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: culture clash, family relations, asian american, fish out of water, family life, road not taken, disorder, immigrants, misfit, society, chinese american
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Reader (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A multi-faceted film based on Raymond Jean's novel "La Lectrice". Constance (Miou-Miou) reads the novel aloud in bed to her lover. Inspired by the story of Marie, a woman who advertises her services as a reader of literature, ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, erotic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, lifestyle, love and romance, nanny, dishonesty, power relations, love affair, teenage life, infidelity, sexual relations, singleness, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, love affair, against the odds, terminal illness, opposites attract, parents and children, introspection, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family problems, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, teaching the ways of the world, social differences, village, friends, on the road, self discovery, profanity, hidden identity, society, misfit, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Crazy People (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, romance, power relations, couples, silly humor, workplace, society, misfit, fighting the system, love and romance, figment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Motel (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: human nature, power relations, family problems, misfit, youth, life is a bitch, hotel, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, friendship between men, mother son relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Ken Harrison is an artist that lives to make sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk and move his head, and he wants to die. Whilst he is in hospital he makes friends with some ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, courtroom drama, car accident, disability, legal action, fighting the system, legal, life turned upside down, power relations, paralysis, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Paramedics (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two paramedics are transferred to the nasty part of the city where a gang is killing people to sell their organs.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: gang, cons and scams, looking for sex, city life, doctors and patients, disorder, conspiracy, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, parody ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Drop Dead Gorgeous (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring model, Cynthia, becomes the focus of a documentary when she is chosen as the face for the world's biggest fashion designer, Claudio. Cynthia accidentally overdoses and with deadlines looming they decide to use her corpse to continue ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: fashion, cons and scams, dishonesty, fashion industry, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, satire, death, corpse, drug overdose, drugs/alcohol, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Loser (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, ex-alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: alcoholic, misfit, social misfits, lifestyle, disorder, twentysomething life, love and romance, goofy hero, profanity, sexual content, couples, support group ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
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Almost You (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alex and Erica Boyer are a young couple in crisis. Alex, despite his loving wife, beautiful home and high-paying job, feels trapped. When Erica has an accident that leaves her temporarily confined to a wheelchair and requiring the services of a ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: urban, twentysomething life, cold relationship, couples, disability, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 693
Bark! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A veterinarian is called to examine a woman who thinks she is a dog.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, love and romance, misfit, lifestyle, family problems, couples, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, crumbling marriage, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, human nature, lifestyle, family relations, romance, golden years, city life, couples, introspection, breakup, bittersweet, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%