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The Magic Christian (1969)
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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, clever, offbeat, witty, semi serious
Plot: vampire, surrealism, supernatural, friendship, friends, family relations, transvestism, self discovery, adoption, farce, family business, buddies, disorder, manners, goofy hero, music, nazi, gorilla, swan, dominatrix, newspaper, protest, bribe, brass band, passenger train ...
Time: 60s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about disorder, friends, culture clash, friendship, couples, farce and family relations 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), Crimen imperfecto (1970), The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious
Plot: prison, small town, village, church, fish out of water, culture clash, opposites attract, rebellion, clergy, factory, society, misfit ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
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95%
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: feel good, offbeat, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, wooing, disorder, friends, looking for sex, cons and scams, singleness, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, thirtysomething life, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, cynical, humorous, clever, biting ...
Plot: cold war, military, nuclear holocaust, president, captain, pilot, communism, military base, nuclear threat, absurdism, paranoia, nuclear ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: pentagon, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, womanizer, disorder, fall in love, fashion, prostitute, couple relations, love and romance, goofy hero, doctors and patients, unlikely couple, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: disguise, detective agency, buddies, partners, disorder, comedy of errors, goofy hero, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: danger, factory, attic, betrayal, eccentric family, romance, love and romance, dealing with death, unlikely criminals, family relations, wizards and magicians, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, offbeat, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, store, infidelity, friends, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, city life, getting along, manners, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: offbeat, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: ghost, artist, death, surrealism, family relations, singleness, goofy hero, church, romance, love and romance, starting over, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: relocation, house, family relations, love and romance, couples, social differences, society, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, clever, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, friends, poker, odd couple, roommate, apartment, suicide attempt, buddies, urban, separated, fish out of water, cards ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: oracle, immigrants, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, heist, self discovery, society, misfit, friendship, disability, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
An Italian Name (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paolo and his wife are waiting a baby and deciding his name, but it seems that Paolo's family and friends don't really like the chosen name.
Style: talky, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: friendship, family gatherings, under the surface, family relations, couples, disorder, family problems, pregnancy, friends, ego clash
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Skidoo (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his luxury yacht.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, prison, drug abuse, friendship, gangsters, partners, criminal's revenge, self discovery, culture clash, fighting the system, dishonesty, elderly ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: pimp, friendship, prostitution, morgue, nightshift, cons and scams, nightlife, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: biting, realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, midlife crisis, self discovery, disorder, couples, urban, gender, parents and children, family relations, babies and infants, miraculous event, switching roles ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: offbeat, realistic, humorous, not serious, wife and husband lead actors
Audience: date night
Plot: goofy hero, mistaken identity, couples, buddies, fall in love, disorder, partners, gender bending, farce, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, french, mistress, misfit, ambition, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, friendship, party, rivalry, humiliation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 5K
Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: clever, not serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, fear of flying, guillotine, wizards and magicians, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, friends, prank, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: witty, humorous, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, gender, disorder, dishonesty, eccentric family, couples, gender bending, lifestyle, comedy of errors, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, saint tropez, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, vengeance, police officer, rape, love and romance, friends, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples, fall in love, youth, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, touching, sexual, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, sexual relations, friends, tennis, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Pink Angels (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Six rough and tumble motor cyclists meet at the side of an empty highway to plan their adventurous excursion cycling to Los Angeles. The burly bunch are Michael (John Alderman), David (Tom Basham), Henry (Bob Bihiller), Arnold (Bruce Kimbal), Eddie ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: transvestism, on the road, police, biker, crimes, gays and lesbians, friends, misfit, gender, lifestyle, gang, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, offbeat, dark humor, realistic
Plot: farm, strong sexual content, family life, disorder, fish out of water, self discovery, culture clash, breeding, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: eating disorder, love triangle, funeral home, actor's life, hollywood, fall in love, family life, pets, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: store, friends, deadly, partners, gangsters, disorder, buddies, death in the family, hitman, death wish, misfit, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ultrachrist! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would Jesus do if he returned to Earth and discovered he could no longer relate to the youth of today?
Style: offbeat, clever, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, superhero, vampire, disorder, heroes, society, religions or cults, destiny, femme fatale, clergy, hitler, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Casino Royale (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, realistic, witty ...
Plot: 007, espionage, parody, chase, farce, femme fatale, undercover, race against time, kgb, betrayal, casino, master villain ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: scotland, england, germany, berlin germany, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
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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: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, suburban life, parents and children, nothing goes right, youth, disorder, family life, suburbs, couples, eccentric family, farce, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: monty python, chef, musical number, stupidity, blackmail, foot race, obstacle course, lumberjack, cult, chaos, expedition, accountant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: offbeat, realistic, surreal, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, lifestyle, society, fish out of water, parents and children, family relations, communication problem, artists and showbiz, estrangement, disorder, singing, cartoonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%