Movies like An Ideal Husband 1981

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An Ideal Husband (1981)
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An Ideal Husband (1981)
Original name: Идеальный муж
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs. Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously.
Plot: aristocracy, dinner party, class society, sarcasm, marriage proposal, high society, blackmail, letter, dark past
Time: 19th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sex comedy films with plots about blackmail, high society, love and romance, couples, letter, marriage and aristocracy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like An Ideal Husband: Heavy Weather (1995), Rebecca's Daughters (1992), No and Yes (1967), Three on a Spree (1961), Willi and the Windsors (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Heavy Weather (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At Blandings Castle, the Earl of Emsworth only cares about his prize pig 'The Empress' and is wilfully ignorant of the fact that his brother is planning to publish a book which might ruin the family name forever. Moreover, the Earl's ...
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Rebecca's Daughters (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Rebecca riots took place in the rural parts of west Wales, including Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire, and Carmarthenshire, around 1839-1843. Based on a script that Dylan Thomas wrote for Gainsborough Pictures in 1948, "Rebecca's ...
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Time: 19th century
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An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couples, politics, love and romance, romance, society, high society, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love story, unlikely friendships, irish ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, victorian era, victorian england ...
Place: england, london
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63%
No and Yes (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Plot: piano, dancing, painter, lottery, ticket, friend, singing, love
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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An Ideal Husband (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rising politician Robert Chiltern once sold secret information and is now being blackmailed by Laura Evely. She has proof and it will damage his career and marriage severely. Chiltern calls in the help of his friend Arthur Goring.
Plot: letter, morality, golf, scandal, politics, flashback, marriage proposal, friendship, thief, self sacrifice, investments, speculation ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, love and romance, couples, fortune, colonel, millionaire, inheritance
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Willi and the Windsors (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The British parliament has decided to get rid of the royal family. All of them have to leave the county and so they move to Germany, where they want to live by their distant relatives, the Bettenberg family. But these are not amused about their ...
Plot: royalty, queen elizabeth ii, british royal family, nobility, queen of england, aristocracy
Place: britain, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jimmy the Kid (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gang of bumbling crooks kidnap a bratty little kid, find out they got more than they bargained for.
Plot: african american, wealth, chase, kidnapping, songwriter, son, mask, criminal, child's point of view, high society, con men, spoiled brat ...
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Lady L (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lady L is an elegant 80-year-old woman who recalls her amorous life story, including past loves and lusty, scandalous adventures she has lived through.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, farce, ambition, couples, rebelliousness, love affair, rise to the top, rivalry, fictional biography, autobiography, love and romance, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Knock (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Doctor Knock is a former thug who has become a doctor and arrives in the small village of Saint-Maurice to make his fortune according to a particular method. It will make the villagers believe that they are not as healthy as they might think. It is ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, funny
Plot: doctor, clinic, pharmacist, letter, pharmacy, restaurant, debt, village, school, blackmail, widow, postman ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Happy End? Or How Numbskull Emptybrook Won the Hand of Such a Rich and Beautiful Lady (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Uuno moves in flight cargo to Helsinki for the search of a rich, beautiful wife. He buys elegant clothes for eight marks from an estate auction and in two weeks becomes the most pursued bachelor in town, charming all the women. He also starts as a ...
Plot: high society, class society, misunderstanding, class differences, marriage, broken mirror, jet ski, makeover, black eye, laziness, wedding, bachelor ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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A Severed Head (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Antonia, the pampered wife of Martin Lynch-Gibbon, an upper class wine merchant, tells her husband that she is in love with their best friend, the psychiatrist Palmer Anderson. Palmer and Antonia want to deal with the situation in a civilized way, ...
Style: sex comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hoffman (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A businessman blackmails his attractive young secretary into spending a weekend with him. Though he's a creep throughout, he gradually emerges as a sympathetic character.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: blackmail, businessman, looking for love, singleness, office, unfulfilled love, couples, workplace romance, romance, love and romance, pantyhose, female stockinged legs ...
Time: middle ages
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Horned Bastion (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Plot: fiancee, groom, kolkhoz, husband, wife, cow, son, hay, village, driver, daughter, night watchman
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gourmet Club (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 65 min.
Story: "Gourmet Club" follows a doctor who belongs to a small but exclusive gourmet club, in which the five upper-class members take turns providing the main course, wagering as to who can identify a mystery exotic ingredient. Things get ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: blackmail, cannibalism, club, betting, human flesh, debt, erection, doctor, restaurant, cook, ethics, high society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 211
The Odd Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Arthur Harris is a happily married man who returns from his job to discover that his wife, Fiona, is leaving him. Devastated he gets really drunk and tries to commit suicide. After a few setbacks and while he is trying to electrocute himself with a ...
Plot: homosexual, brother brother relationship, friendship, falling off a balcony, gay, husband wife relationship, seduction, racist, police, marriage, neighbor, high society ...
Place: london, big ben london
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
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Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 1K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, romanticism ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Don Camillo in Moscow (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Marriage-Go-Round (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Los Verduleros 3 (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Enjoy a fun day with the cops that leak to bad to good to pursue! A sensational affair with a dangerous killer who escapes from prison and decides to take revenge on them killing them one to one ... If crime is bad business and crime a disease ... ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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32 December (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a cozy country (senior-citizen) "pension", three inseparable friends - Sergei Petrovich, the father of the assistant to the Prime Minister, retired hypnotist Karen Zavenovich and the charming Margarita Nikolaevna prepare to greet the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%