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The Man Who Sued God (2001)
 6.5
 5K
The Man Who Sued God (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lawyer becomes a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was “an act of God”. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company and, as God’s representative, The Church.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, legal, media, insurance, partners, journalism, fighting the system, dishonesty, rivalry, courtroom drama, lawsuit, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, church, fisherman, lightning, insurance policy, religions or cults, legal action, love and romance, society, god, boat accident, lawyer, religion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to The Man Who Sued God

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, society, dishonesty, romance, rivalry and crimes mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Man Who Sued God: Legalese (1998), Divine Intervention (2007), The Starter Wife (2007), Lies and Alibis (2006), First Monday in October (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Legalese (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, unfaithful husband, courtroom drama, who done it, media, rivalry, legal, society, legal action, hotshot lawyer, fighting the system, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Divine Intervention (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Reverend Robert Gibbs is a young, hip pastor who temporarily takes over the helm of a Fundamentalist Baptist church while his predecessor Reverend Matthews recovers from a stroke. While trying to impress Reverend Matthews, Gibbs has to win the ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, spiritual, offbeat ...
Plot: church, going straight, ambition, introspection, downfall, clergy, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, religions or cults, teenage love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Starter Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: The events of one woman's life following her divorce after years of marriage to a Hollywood studio executive. Based on the best-selling novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: satire, midlife crisis, self discovery, one more chance, ex couple relations, couples, ambition, love and romance, starting over, marriage, divorce, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Lies and Alibis (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Con man Ray Elliot decides to leave crime behind to start a company that sells fake alibis to clients who have been unfaithful to their significant others. It seems that the streetwise Ray has found his calling, until he unexpectedly becomes a ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: plan gone awry, cons and scams, love affair, partners, murder, alibi, false accusation, riddles and clues, rivalry, infidelity, dishonesty, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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First Monday in October (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: legal, supreme court, battle of the sexes, judiciary, politics, unlikely couple, romance, rivalry, fighting the system, workplace romance, courtroom drama, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Love's Brother (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in rural Australia and Tuscany in the 1950's, this is the story of two brothers and the bride who - as fate would have it - arrives from Italy betrothed to one yet falls madly in love with the other.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, mistaken identity, family relations, couples, hidden identity, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, fiance fiancee relationship, brother brother relationship, love story, in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, workplace romance, disorder, love and romance, misfit, workplace situations, fall in love, fish out of water, legal, manners, shrewd, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: interracial relations, politics, journalist, courtroom, society, media, dark humor, legal action, crimes, satire, journalism, redemption ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain, Denmark, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chronicles the romantic enchantment of a 90 year old reporter with a girl 70 years younger than himself.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, romance, journalism, media, love and romance, couples, memory, journalist, prostitution, female nudity, brothel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 1890s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.4
 264
Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: idealism, moral dilemma, ambition, fighting the system, rivalry, columnist, righting the wronged, injustice, hopes, legal, romance, couples ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Suing the Devil (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Luke O'Brien, a washed-up salesman turned night law student, decides to sue Satan for $8 trillion dollars. On the last day before Luke files a default judgment, Satan appears to defend himself. On Satan's legal team are 10 of the ...
Style: semi serious, christian film, tense, suspense, humorous
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, good versus evil, christian, lawsuit, lawyer, judge, anger, bible, legal action, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Looking for Alibrandi (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film "Looking for Alibrandi" begins light-heartedly, and the viewer gets a very quick understanding of Josie's character through her interactions with her friends and family.
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, social differences, society, youth, love and romance, teenage life, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, love triangle, high school hunk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: satire, politics, revolution, pregnancy, josef stalin, torture, dark humor, farce, rebelliousness, parents and children, political unrest, society ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, soviet union, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 2K
Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, religions or cults, hopes, satire, investigation, miraculous event, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, life is a bitch, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
 633
Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, workplace, head of state, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 10K
Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crime, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, femme fatale, legal, love and romance, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Marriage Retreat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A roller coaster ride of love, emotions and comedy Jeff Fahey (LOST, MACHETE), Reginald Vel Johnson (Family Matters, DIE HARD), and Victoria Jackson (Saturday Night Live, BABY BOOM) star in this funny, heartfelt story about the difficulties many ...
Style: humorous, light, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, couples therapy, family relations, religions or cults, pregnancy, church, marriage, prayer, marital problem, christian, romance, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.5
 22K
Hero (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: mistaken identity, air disaster, rescue, chase, petty criminal, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance, couple relations, custody battle, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Beautiful Joe (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extremely nice guy falls for a really bad girl
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: mistaken identity, love and romance, dishonesty, society, on the run, gangsters, couple relations, terminal illness, mob boss, seduction, interracial relations, nightclub ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, las vegas, nevada, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Beware of Greeks Bearing Guns (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Australia, Greece
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Manos, a Greek school teacher, is forced to travel to Melbourne, Australia when the man who murdered his grandfather 57 years ago surfaces there. While the reluctant Manos is tutored in the art of revenge by old friend Stephanos, he also attempts to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: vengeance, twins, teacher, murder, vigilantism, rivalry, crimes, couples, family relations, couple relations, fascism, old friend ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943, 2000s, year 1971
Place: australia, melbourne australia, greece, hellas, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Straight Talk (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Honest and straightforward small-town Shirlee Kenyon chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago. Accidentally having to host a radio problem phone-in show, it is clear she is a natural and is hired on the spot. But the station insists she call ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, talk radio, romance, cons and scams, looking for love, rise and fall, workplace, rise to the top, journalism, downfall, media ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: cons and scams, romance, love and romance, eligible bachelor, power relations, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, smuggling, cheating, party, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.7
 16K
The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: airport, family relations, family life, family in crisis, against the odds, fighting the system, misfit, single parent, palaces castles and temples, parents and children, australian, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.5
 7K
Rake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rake is an Australian television series, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, that first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC1 in 2010. It stars Richard Roxburgh as rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, court, rivalry, career, against the rules, judge, crimes, courtroom, intrigue, dedicated lawyer, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As Sister Mary delivers a lecture on sin and its consequences, she's interrupted by several of her former students, who have little positive to say about how a Catholic education has impacted their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: religions or cults, society, clergy, rivalry, church, disorder, catholic school, nun, belief in the afterlife, teacher student relationship, lifestyle change, humour ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 2K
I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Denise Richards plays Lauren, a divorced wedding-planner who falls for the groom-to-be (Dean Cain).
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: event planner, wedding, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, infidelity, mistaken identity, fall in love, arranged marriage, couples, unfulfillment, wedding planner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Catch Me... I'm in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz, Catch Me...I'm in Love is a light, rom-com film that centers on the lives of two young adults searching for that something that could complete their existence. For Roan Sanchez (Sarah Geronimo), it's finding ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, family relations, workplace situations, love and romance, romance, workplace, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 223
Shark City (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dagen and Kenny are two best friends in their early thirties living in New York who are looking for love in all the wrong places. One of them finds his dream girl, who just happens to be the daughter of the biggest mobster in town, and the other ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense
Plot: gangsters, ambition, on the run, fall in love, couples, gambling, partners, best friends, dishonesty, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 2K
Bootmen (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sean Odkin loves to dance much to his fathers distain. When the woman he loves cannot return his love Sean goes in search of the only thing that can make him whole again and that is dancing.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, tap dance, tap dancing, family relations, brother brother relationship, love and romance, ambition, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, against the odds, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: australia, sydney australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%