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I Heart Huckabees (2004)
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I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Original name: I ♥ Huckabees
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Style: humorous, surreal, witty, not serious, philosophical, funny, non-linear, intellectual, talky, psychological ...
Plot: existentialism, jealousy, private detective, surveillance, investigation, divorce, suburbs, rivalry, self discovery, escapades, strong sexual content, businessman, french, arson, coincidence, shallowness, multiple storylines, celebrity, anger, relationships, firefighter, agent, success, couple relations, cause and meaning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, weird and funny films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, brutality, mentor, pornography, catastrophe and adaptation mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like I Heart Huckabees: Office Space (1999), Clerks (1994), Smiley Face (2007), Flirting with Disaster (1996), A Cock and Bull Story (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: humorous, witty, cult film, satirical, clever ...
Plot: office, workplace, dark humor, computer cracker, corporate world, suburbs, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, dull life, blackmail, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
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Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Smiley Face (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jane (Anna Faris), a struggling but perpetually stoned actress, has a busy day ahead. She has several important tasks on her list, including buying more marijuana. Even though she already has a good start on the day's planned drug use, she eats ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, escapades, roommate, comedy of errors, stoned, drugs/alcohol, actor's life, disorder, stoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice california, california
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Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, road movie, witty, not serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, couple relations, self discovery, uncover truth, on the road, parents and children, partners, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new mexico, michigan, usa, san diego california ...
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A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, london
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Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, couple relations, small town life, small town, against the rules, satire, success, friendship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, cynical, funny, absurd ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, rome italy, italy
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: sleepwalking, love and romance, adulthood, couples, loser, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding, comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: surreal, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: office, workplace, comedy of errors, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, writer's block, art, writing, creative block, profanity, sexual content, heaven and hell, postmodernism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, dark humor, family problems, rivalry, dishonesty, family conflict, battle of the sexes, suburbs, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: cult film, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: california
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: funny, sexy, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, realistic ...
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