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The Magic Christian (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.
Style: psychedelic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty, clever
Plot: surrealism, vampire, farce, buddies, friendship, music, disorder, goofy hero, self discovery, adoption, family business, transvestism, supernatural, friends, family relations, manners, gorilla, art gallery, drag, flamethrower, dominatrix, absurd humor, absurdism, yacht, transvestite
Time: 20th century, 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about disorder, couples, farce, nothing goes right, love and romance, culture clash and friends mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Magic Christian: Heavens Above! (1963), The Knack... and How to Get It (1965), What's New Pussycat (1965), Heaven Before I Die (1997), Any Wednesday (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Heavens Above! (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever
Plot: anti heroes, clergy, social misfits, factory, village, culture clash, small town life, church, prison, village life, religions or cults, small town ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, buddies, farce, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, singleness, wooing, nightlife, thirtysomething life, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: master criminal, aging, obsessive quest, crime, mystery, curses spells and rituals, heist, crimes, escapades, imaginary, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, soviet union, usa, london ...
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What's New Pussycat (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A playboy who refuses to give up his hedonistic lifestyle to settle down and marry his true love seeks help from a demented psychoanalyst who is having romantic problems of his own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, womanizer, unlikely couple, self discovery, sex therapy, ladykiller, journalist, gigolo, couple relations, doctors and patients, looking for love, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.
Style: offbeat, dark humor, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: cold war, military, military base, absurdism, politics, president, nuclear holocaust, nuclear threat, pilot, communism, captain, paranoia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: soviet union, russia, pentagon
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47%
Heaven Before I Die (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He is different because of that and decides to emigrate from Palestine to Canada, where "everyone is equal". There everybody treats him kindly, and a thief ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: friendship, farce, disability, misfit, friends, immigrants, self discovery, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Plot: farce, infidelity, romance, screwball, love triangle, love and romance, couples, womanizer, couple relations, love affair, unfulfilled love, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Crimen imperfecto (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two private detectives called Salomon (Fernando Fernan-Gomez) and Torcuato (Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez), are engaged in questionable conduct research and work reports
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, psychedelic
Plot: disguise, detective agency, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, crime, hallucinogenic drug, murder, investigation, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, neurotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, friends, poker, odd couple, apartment, roommate, screwball, buddies, fish out of water, misfit, suicide attempt, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A housewife, bored with her bra-manufacturer husband, who spends most of his time obsessed with classical music, strikes up an affair with one of his employees whom she hides in the attic--something both she and the lover find quite a suitable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: betrayal, factory, dealing with death, romance, secret, lover, hidden, bored housewife, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love affair, social differences ...
Time: 60s
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38%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: goofy hero, french, farce, nothing goes right, ambition, disorder, misfit, mistress, comedy of errors, contests and competitions, fool, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Playtime (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Clumsy Monsieur Hulot finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist, and as they weave ...
Style: clever, stylized, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, tourist, farce, goofy hero, culture clash, city life, tour, glass, fish out of water, misfit, urban, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: farce, playwright, sexual relations, couples, womanizer, couple relations, doctors and patients, infidelity, love affair, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe
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36%
A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marco Mazzetti (Marcello Mastroianni), a driving instructor, lives with his wife Irène (Catherine Deneuve) and their young. After a series of dizzy spells, he goes to the doctor and discovers that he is four-month pregnant. Marco then becomes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: urban, switching roles, farce, gender bending, miraculous event, pregnancy, gender, disorder, babies and infants, self discovery, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, buddies, infidelity, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, sexual relations, nothing goes right, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
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Life in the Fast Lane (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
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Time: 90s
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
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Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, parents and children, cabaret, eccentric family, gender bending, family relations, disorder, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, southern france, saint tropez ...
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35%
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An Elephant Can Be Extremely Deceptive (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Etienne falls in love with a sexy woman he meets in his bureau. This woman is then chosen for an advertisement... He will do everything for conquering her, unless telling it his wife.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: infidelity, tennis, farce, buddies, fall in love, midlife crisis, mannequin, love and romance, couples, friends, obsession, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, arc de triomphe paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bobo (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unsuccessful singing bullfighter Juan arrives in Barcelona to try his luck in a big town. He finally persuades a devious local impresario to book him, but only on the condition that Juan first manages to spend an evening with Olimpia, a "shrewd ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, wife and husband lead actors
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, farce, fall in love, bullfighter, fish out of water, buddies, goofy hero, gender bending, mistaken identity, gender, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, spain, italy
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Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish boy from London, accidentally learns that his is the product of artificial insemination.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, dark humor
Plot: farm, strong sexual content, self discovery, nothing goes right, family life, disorder, parents and children, culture clash, life turned upside down, fish out of water, family relations, breeding ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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The Loved One (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Newly arrived in Hollywood from England, Dennis Barlow finds he has to arrange his uncle's interment at the highly-organised and very profitable Whispering Glades funeral parlour. His fancy is caught by one of their cosmeticians, Aimee ...
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: funeral home, love triangle, eating disorder, parents and children, family relations, hollywood, fall in love, family life, actor's life, pets, twins, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, buddies, hidden identity, twins, best friend, country, small town, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: iron curtain, farce, goofy hero, screwball, nothing goes right, tourist, disorder, clergy, espionage, political unrest, dishonesty, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Percy (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: dominatrix, disorder, farce, womanizer, transplant, couples, accident, hospital, sex
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, estrangement, society, family relations, disorder, artists and showbiz, communication problem, lifestyle, palace, director ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, suicide, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Anonymous Queen (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anna Luz, a married woman, rethinks her life when she receives the visit of a stranger who claims to be her neighbor from the floor below. His arrival coincides with the entry of a series of extravagant characters who, as in a dream, invade his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual
Plot: farce, nothing goes right, disorder, sexual relations, couples, gun, shower
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jazz, video store, friendship, farce, buddies, filmmaking, delusion, nuclear power plant, store, friends, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mary Had a Little... (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A theatrical impresario tries to win a bet with a psychiatrist over the production of a perfect baby.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual
Plot: doctors and patients, pregnancy, baby, psychiatrist, fall in love, mental illness, love and romance, couples, power relations, disorder, hypnotism, shakespeare ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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