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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: legal, media, insurance, lawsuit, church, fisherman, lightning, courtroom, religions or cults, fighting the system, legal action, partners, love and romance, journalism, society, dishonesty, rivalry, courtroom drama, god, lawyer, religion, journalist, boat, marriage, catholic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about love and romance, couples, society, romance, legal action, family relations and legal mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Man Who Sued God: The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Divine Intervention (2007), Kangaroo (1986), Legalese (1998), Love's Brother (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, dark humor, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, journalist, courtroom, society, media, interracial relations, crimes, legal action, coma, yuppie, hit and run, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: church, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, village life, criminal heroes, romance, golden years, hopes, religions or cults, social relations, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.7
 179
Kangaroo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mild-mannered English conscientious objector moves to what he feels will be the relative calm of Australia after World War I, but gets caught in the middle of violent battles between the rising trade unions and fascist groups.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, dishonesty, labor union, idealism, injustice, racism, state affairs, workplace situations, moral dilemma, introspection, society, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.3
 624
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: clever, semi serious, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: neighbor, couples, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, society, lifestyle, actor's life, courtroom drama, legal investigation, fighting the system, rivalry, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: switching roles, love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, romance, mistaken identity, couples, dishonesty, hidden identity, family relations, wedding party, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: urban, society, misfit, manners, disorder, workplace romance, fish out of water, legal, culture clash, legal action, workplace situations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, coming of age, high school, suicide, teenage love, misfit, high school life, society, social differences, youth, urban, high school hunk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 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: love and romance, romance, religions or cults, hopes, investigation, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, cons and scams, life is a bitch, miraculous event, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: dark humor, humorous, clever, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, revolution, pregnancy, torture, farce, rebellion, campaign, family relations, parents and children, state affairs, political unrest, society ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: australia, latvia, russia, soviet union, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Singles Ward (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Jonathan Jordan gets divorced he's thrust back into the world of being a single Mormon - a world who's ultimate goal is eternal marriage. Struggling to fit in, Jonathan decides to stop going to church only to be pursued by the members ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexual, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: church, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, celebrity culture, lifestyle, couples, family relations, religions or cults, love, comedian, airport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: humorous, semi serious, christian film
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, rivalry, legal action, high priced lawyer, legal, trial, prayer, anger, christian, religion, cancer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Trial and Error (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, disorder, society, courtroom drama, human nature, introspection, hotshot lawyer, fighting the system, heroes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Memoria de mis putas tristes (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: touching, offbeat, sexual, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: prostitute, journalism, media, love and romance, sexual relations, romance, couples, love letter, coming of age, birthday party, memory, brothel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.
Style: realistic, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, battle of the sexes, custody, hollywood, dysfunctional family, introspection, society, courtroom drama, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, legal action ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, usa, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 309
Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, love and romance, hopes, computers and web, looking for love, couples, love affair, human nature, lifestyle, romance, adult virgin, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 12K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: fall in love, family life, family problems, friends, dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, romance, love and romance, family relations, infidelity, disorder, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
When Sparks Fly (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A big city journalist is sent back to her small hometown to write a Fourth of July story and discovers the life and love she left behind are exactly what she's been missing.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: couples, dishonesty, homecoming, best friends, love triangle, urban, gory, getting home, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: christian, family relations, religions or cults, prayer, marriage, bible, therapy, marriage counselor, couples therapy, husband wife relationship, campfire, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.7
 14K
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, touching, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: airport, australian, court, kickboxing, disorder, suburbs, palaces castles and temples, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, single parent, gem ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, beirut lebanon, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 151
Lord Help Us (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comedy about faith and family directed by Shavar Ross. When a recently widowed Baptist preacher (Bill Toliver) loses the respect of his congregation over rumors of his impending marriage to a woman 45 years younger, best friends hatch a plan to help ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: family relations, religions or cults, friends, church, love and romance, romance, couples, family life, clergy, gender, society, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, biting, humorous, semi serious, talky
Plot: church, rivalry, school, religions or cults, disorder, boarding school life, clergy, society, gay, homosexuality, gun, play ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 590
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: biting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: politics, idealism, campaign, fighting the system, love affair, head of state, dishonesty, political intrigue, rise to the top, couple relations, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dead Letter Office (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After years of having her letters to her estranged father come back as undeliverable, a young woman takes a job at a Dead Letter Office. She hopes to figure out how to locate her father. Unexpectedly, she finds a potential romance and begins to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, multicultural
Plot: haunted by the past, romance, parents and children, love and romance, obsessive quest, loneliness, dancer, memory, pigeon, club, letter, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
Place: chile, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: media, forces of nature, down on your luck, legal action, hopes, bollywood, supernatural, courtroom drama, against the odds, legal, clergy, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, supreme court, judiciary, judge, legal, media, idealism, couples, hotshot lawyer, politics, state affairs, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
What Rats Won't Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Soon to be married lawyer Kate Beckenham has landed the case of a lifetime. Her courtroom opponent turns out to be the charming Jack Sullivan, who has never lost a single case.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dedicated lawyer, opposites attract, rivalry, legal, couples, hotshot lawyer, power relations, society, love and romance, legal action, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, arranged marriage, social differences, communication problem, infidelity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Starter Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 276 min.
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, semi serious, witty, realistic, sentimental
Plot: producer, midlife crisis, life is a bitch, ex couple relations, love and romance, singleness, self discovery, couples, ambition, challenge, starting over, one more chance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 9K
Sirens (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an international art exhibit is considered blasphemous. While Campion and Lindsay ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, painting, clergy, culture clash, couples, dishonesty, bishop, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, couple relations, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, edwardian era, 1910s
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love Among the Ruins (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She realizes that the only way to win this case and protect her assets is to ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, looking for love, love affair, family relations, opposites attract, prostitute, prodigy, forbidden love, couples, elderly, love triangle, legal ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%