Movies like The Madwoman of Chaillot

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The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)
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The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: conspiracy, satire, stock broker, countess, vengeance, self discovery, society, dishonesty, optimism, environmentalism, cons and scams, court, trial, racism, secret, love at first sight, death sentence, deaf mute, moral dilemma, cafe, greed, anti semitism, waitress, reanimation, lost love ...
Time: 60s, year 1919, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about society, satire, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, politics and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Madwoman of Chaillot: La chinoise (1967), A Self-Made Hero (1996), Trial and Error (1962), Tin Men (1987), Ready to Wear (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: humorous, clever, suspense, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: politics, revolution, university, new wave, deadly, society, state affairs, satire, crimes, youth, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, britain, usa
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A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, humorous, biting
Plot: world war two, satire, hidden identity, dishonesty, war, switching roles, friendship, couples, gay, dead father, anti hero, french resistance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Trial and Error (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After nearly 40 years of waiting for his big chance, Wilfred Morgenhall (Sellers) is given the case of defending Herbert Fowle (Attenborough) who is accused of murdering his wife (Beryl Reid). Despite Fowle's insistence of guilt, Moregenhall ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, righting the wronged, protagonist as suspect, society, hopes, rebellion, legal investigation, power relations, disorder, injustice, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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85%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, society, politics, opposites attract, social relations, couples, small town, small town life, architect, answering machine, journalism, castle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: france, europe, paris france
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84%
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Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, affectionate ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, bittersweet, friends, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, scam, competition, hostility, rivalry, adultery ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
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Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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79%
Boeing, Boeing (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stewardess, newspaper man, pilot, womanizer, american abroad, comedy of errors, farce, mistaken identity, midlife crisis, terrorism, disorder, love triangle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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78%
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Hyenas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Senegal, UK, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: african, politics, satire, infidelity, village life, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prostitute, ambition, rise to the top, village ...
Time: 90s
Place: senegal, africa
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68%
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Six in Paris (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, anthology
Plot: performer's life, manipulation, manipulations, love and romance, prostitute, unfulfillment, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, society, couples, lovers reunited, city life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: satire, ambition, campaign, friends, unemployment, politics, against the odds, society, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, underdog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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Greetings (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, and amateur film-making.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: film within a film, satire, society, americana, looking for love, anti war, innocence lost, looking for sex, voyeurism, buddies, partners, state affairs ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa
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The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, couples, feminism, satire, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, profanity, sexual relations, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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58%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, nothing goes right, romance, rivalry, couple relations, bad attitude, disorder, couples, high society, doctor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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57%
The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, unwanted pregnancy, village life, religions or cults, clergy, mediterranean, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
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53%
Love at the Top (1974)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The relationship between a successful businessman and a prostitute is exploited by a cynical novelist.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, manipulation, bittersweet, satire, love triangle, lovers reunited, dishonesty, writer's life, lifestyle, unfulfillment, romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, workplace situations, addiction, drug abuse, dark humor, against the rules, life is a bitch, dishonesty, cons and scams, retirement home life, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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48%
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Irma Vep (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.
Style: thought provoking, clever, witty, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: satire, comeback, film within a film, culture clash, society, gender, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, unsuccessful, creative block, strong female presence, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york, los angeles ...
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47%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: heist, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, museum, disorder, hitman, fall in love, cons and scams, forgery, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, madrid, europe, france, spain
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47%
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, society, crumbling marriage, self discovery, filmmaking, starting over, love and romance, lifestyle, rise and fall, family problems, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: espionage, satire, paranoia, josef stalin, human nature, false accusation, mistaken identity, political unrest, dark humor, social relations, state affairs, amateur detective ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, odd couple, love and romance, lifestyle, partners, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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46%
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Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, family relations, parents and children, state affairs, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist, election, child custody, love, rivalry, society, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matt and Christina Drayton are a couple whose attitudes are challenged when their daughter brings home a fiancé who is black.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, maid, family relations, miscegenation, widower, vacation, romance, family disapproval, generation gap, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, hawaii
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42%
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Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting
Plot: fighting the system, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, injustice, society, wrongfully committed, satire, loss of job, husband wife relationship, mental institution, taxi driver, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Don Verdean (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: desire for fame, society, rivalry, archaeologist, track down, on the road, self discovery, cons and scams, ambition, forgery, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holy land, usa
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41%
Let's Have a Brainwash (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This consists of four short films by different directors. Rosselini's 'Chastity' ('Illibatezza') deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged American. Godard's 'New ...
Style: offbeat, contemplative, realistic, semi serious, surreal ...
Plot: satire, stewardess, thief, post apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, religions or cults, globalization, society, human nature, shower, journalist, drunkenness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Popi (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefits. He thinks up a plot to ...
Style: witty, offbeat, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: single father, latin, society, immigrants, adoption, cons and scams, survival, parents and children, hidden identity, danger, single parent, chance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, florida, harlem, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken: Jérome Chambard is warned that he will lose his job if he continues to swear; Françoise Beaufort enamored ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, contemplative, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: society, human nature, bittersweet, crime and punishment, religions or cults, uncontrollable, monastery, mother son reunion, death of sister, briefcase full of money, jewelry, bishop ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
David Holzman's Diary (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This fake documentary which appears quite real on the surface is about a young man making a movie about his everyday life and discovering something important about himself and his reality. This film is not a real documentary or is it?
Style: suspense, experimental, contemplative, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: vietnam war, voyeurism, obsession, filmmaking, satire, new wave, heist, self discovery, cause and meaning, gory, coming of age, media ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, high society, deception, couples, dishonesty, social differences, disorder, luck, switching roles, billiards, class differences, gangster boss ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 60s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%