Movies like The Slap in the Face

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The Slap in the Face (1980)
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The Slap in the Face (1980)
Original name: Կտոր մը երկինք
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man falls in love with and marries a prostitute, then has to defend her against malicious townsfolk.
Plot: prostitute, family relations, orphan, dream, brothel, armenian, adoption, boy, fall in love, kiss, girl, bigotry, husband wife relationship, donkey, brothel madam, adoptive father adopted son relationship, boy meets girl, adoptive mother adopted son relationship, falling in love
Time: 19th century
Place: caucasus, armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, armenian, love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Slap in the Face: The Men (1973), Calendar (1993), Don't Grieve (1968), We and Our Mountains (1969), Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Men (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Vazgen, Sako, Suren and Aram are taxi drivers and close friends. When Aram fell in hopeless love with Karine, other three decide to help their friend.
Plot: young man, falling in love, armenian, boy meets girl, fall in love, boy, love, friend, girl, friendship, young woman
Place: yerevan, soviet union, armenia, caucasus
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95%
 6.8
 2K
Calendar (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia, Canada, Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A photographer and his wife travel across Armenia photographing churches for a calendar project. Travelling with them is a local man acting as their driver and guide. As the project nears completion, the distance between husband and wife grows.
Style: touching, psychological, clever, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: translator, tour guide, family problems, estrangement, chaos, couples, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, technology gone awry, curses spells and rituals, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: armenia, macedonia, canada, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 1K
Don't Grieve (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Benjamin, the local doctor is a soul of a local society, the educated, friendly, democratic person who often treats the poor for free. It makes him very popular with the locals but most certainly does not help with his bank account. He is in love ...
Plot: dancing, banquet, doctor, humiliation, duel, brother sister relationship, dance, drunkenness, death, adoption
Place: russia, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We and Our Mountains (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, shepherd, armenian, village, mountain, countryside
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This musical is based on old Georgian vaudevilles and plays. The early 20th century. Old Tiflis is in confusion and turmoil. A mysterious fairy is helping the poor Pavle’s family: real wood is burning in his old, neglected fireplace, wherein a pot ...
Plot: theft, fall in love, family relations, falling in love, poverty, ballet, love, father daughter relationship
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr), caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: world war two, horse, armenian, old woman, children, mother, husband wife relationship, family relations
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, caucasus, eastern europe, soviet union
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48%
A Bride from the North (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Popular musical comedy satirising Russian-Armenian relations, featuring Arno Babadzhanyan's hits. Artak has served his military service in the Russian countryside where he meets Valya. But Valya's mother refuses to send her only daughter ...
Plot: political satire, politics, kidnapping, satire, armenian, singing, marriage, fiancee, family relations, fall in love, village, kiss ...
Place: armenia, soviet union, russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
You Cannot See What I Had Seen (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: the film about gueta
Plot: happiness, grandmother, wedding ring, falling in love, best friend, merchant, manager, countryside, shoemaker, ceremony, master, boy meets girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: georgia (former ussr), tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Mechanics of Happiness (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Love story of a confirmed bachelor and a woman with three children and many troubles.
Plot: armenian, kiss, fall in love, falling in love, communism
Place: yerevan, armenia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hello, That's Me! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Artyom (Armen Dzhigarkhanyan) is a scientist who buries himself in his work after the woman he loves dies during the war. He is informed of his sweetheart's death by a young woman, and soon love blossoms between the lonely doctor and the ...
Plot: lost love, loyalty, friendship, love, friend, armenian, physicist, world war two, kiss, laboratory, red army, russian ...
Place: armenia, russia, caucasus, moscow russia, yerevan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Triangle (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie tells the life story and friendship of five blacksmiths in town of Leninakan during the war and the years preceding it - as told by the son of one of the blacksmiths.
Plot: friendship, friend, world war two, soldier, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 3K
Cannery Row (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A depressed section of Monterey, California is the backdrop for an offbeat romantic comedy about a pair of mismatched lovers. Doc is a lonely marine biologist and former baseball star. Suzy is a scrappy, abrasive drifter who can't even succeed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, romantic, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, brothel, brothel madam, marine biologist, romance, couples, friendship, love affair, human nature, love and romance, youth, society ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 80
Gikor (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A village boy meets his tragic fate when he is sent to the city to work for a rich trader.
Plot: father son relationship, boy, armenian, family relations
Time: 19th century
Place: caucasus, tbilisi, armenia, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
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Cheri (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sumptuous dramatic comedy set in late 19th Century France, during the Belle Epoque, a period of social and cultural excess in European upper classes which ended only as the First World War erupted.
Style: sexual, witty, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, prostitute, older woman younger man sex, age difference, society, teaching the ways of the world, love affair, fall in love, matchmaking, obsession, couple relations, seductress ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Göran and Sven have been cleared for adoption and they have a possibility to adopt a swedish orphan, Patrik 1,5. But when Patrik arrives he turns out to be someone else, not the little boy they were expecting. A comma had been misplaced, and in ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gay couple, adoption, gay parent, gay slur, gay love, gay, family relations, orphan, gay lead character, gender, eccentric family, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.2
 5K
Mimino (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Georgian bush pilot Valentin (Valiko) Mizandari a.k.a. Mimino works at small local airlines, flying helicopters between small villages. But he dreams of piloting large international airlines aircrafts, so he goes to Moscow for refresher courses. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hotel, friendship, helicopter, pilot, soviet, social relations, disorder, ethnic, initially antagonists, urban, city life, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, georgia (former ussr), berlin germany, armenia, caucasus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Soldier and the Elephant (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Soldier Armenak is given an extraordinary task: to transport an elephant from Germany to the Yerevan Zoo.
Plot: world war two, zoo, elephant, armenian, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: yerevan, armenia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, family relations, infidelity, couple relations, romance, family life, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, love, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 150
A Silent Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Through an Internet service, a Montreal professor arranges for himself a Mexican bride. But both husband and wife, even with their good intentions, are in for a bumpy ride toward marital harmony.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, love triangle, family relations, looking for love, opposites attract, couples, fall in love, human nature, parents and children, couple relations, social differences, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal, mexico, latin america, canada, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 3K
Dark Eyes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, impossible love, human nature, social differences, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, couples, lovers apart ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: italy, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.3
 5K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, siblings relations, family life, couples, family problems, human nature, introspection, dysfunctional family, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Song of the Old Days (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Plot: children, actor, bread, tightrope, armenian, railway station, comedian, rehearsal, animal sacrifice, church, amateur theater, young love ...
Place: soviet union, caucasus, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Love & Anarchy (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in Fascist Italy before the outbreak of World War II, the story centers on Giannini's character, an anarchist who stays in a brothel while preparing to kill Benito Mussolini. Giannini's character, while preparing to assassinate ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, assassination, friendship, redemption, political unrest, vengeance, fall in love, sexual relations, master and servant, life is a bitch, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 375
Nahapet (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the 1915 Genocide is an eternal story of resurrection.
Plot: armenian genocide, survivor, injury, armenian, bolshevik, genocide, world war one, communism
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: armenia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Parker's Anchor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Krystal Parker's life fell apart when she discovered she couldn't have children. Everything she knew was gone, - but Letting Go Is Just The Beginning.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, adoption, family relations, humanitarian, infertility
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
These Foolish Things (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, rise to the top, love affair, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, couples, romance, ego clash, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 13K
The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, fall in love, family problems, dysfunctional family, family life, romance, love and romance, life turned upside down, friends, infidelity, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Elective Affinities (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After an architect (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) is invited to the home of his associate, the harmony of the place comes undone with the visitor's attraction to someone.
Style: gloomy, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, couple relations, lovers reunited, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, italy, africa, venice, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: sincere, witty, psychological, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, love triangle, pregnancy, abortion, siblings relations, parents and children, fall in love, romance, love and romance, young lovers, babies and infants, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%