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The Man Who Sued God (2001)
 6.5
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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
Plot: lightning, fisherman, church, legal, media, lawsuit, insurance, legal action, courtroom, courtroom drama, god, journalism, religions or cults, fighting the system, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, rivalry, society, insurance policy, cockatoo, anti establishment, court case, big business, seaside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia

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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 love and romance, romance, couples, society, family relations, dishonesty and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Man Who Sued God: Suing the Devil (2011), Children of the Revolution (1996), OMG: Oh My God! (2012), Divine Intervention (2007), The Singles Ward (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Suing the Devil (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 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, legal action, legal, rivalry, high priced lawyer, lawsuit, bible, cancer, devil, law student, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: clever, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, politics, torture, pregnancy, farce, parents and children, political unrest, state affairs, rebelliousness, campaign, rebellion, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, soviet union, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: media, legal action, forces of nature, bollywood, religions or cults, against the odds, hopes, legal, clergy, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, offbeat, realistic, touching ...
Plot: church, clergy, high school, romance, criminal's revenge, golden years, village, going straight, teenage love, police corruption, racism, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: church, love and romance, couples, celebrity culture, romance, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, family relations, lifestyle, mormonism, single, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, siblings relations, romance, fall in love, love and romance, switching roles, mistaken identity, dishonesty, couples, family relations, homesickness, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, cynical, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: journalist, courtroom, society, politics, hit and run, yuppie, coma, legal action, interracial relations, bad luck, success, black people ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, looking for love, romance, love affair, love and romance, couples, human nature, introspection, computers and web, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, single parent, high school, suicide, coming of age, social differences, urban, parent child relationship, identity crisis, teenage life, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, urban, love and romance, romance, legal action, workplace romance, culture clash, workplace situations, fall in love, legal, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, love and romance, romance, obsessive quest, dancer, love, dancing, politics, metaphor, soul mate, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 175
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: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, injustice, society, idealism, introspection, moral dilemma, workplace situations, dishonesty, state affairs, life is a bitch, labor union, kangaroo ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Oyster Farmer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: unlikely criminals, lake or river, human nature, lovers, countryside, couple relations, romance, love affair, love triangle, small town life, fish out of water, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Efficiency Expert (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wallace is an efficiency expert, managing the high-profile downsizing of a major auto parts factory. But when he is hired to evaluate a small moccasin factory which seems from another era, Wallace has to reconsider the rapid modernization he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: fish out of water, factory, downsizing, big business, culture clash, family business, love and romance, factory worker, misfit, society, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1890s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 9K
Sirens (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, erotic ...
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Time: 90s, 1930s, edwardian era, 1910s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, cynical, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: australia, sydney australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, gory, urban, homecoming, romance, love and romance, couples, best friends, getting home, uncover truth, love triangle, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: christian, religions or cults, family relations, church, dysfunctional marriage, campfire, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, gambling, prayer, marriage, bible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Little Death (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: sexual relations, fetish, sexuality, couple relations, suburbs, erotic fantasy, couples, love affair, suburban life, voyeurism, sexual exploration, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: family life, church, friendship, romance, society, best friends, clergy, religions or cults, gender, friends, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, couples, romance, infidelity, communication problem, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 8.7
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Rake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, witty, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 438
Mullet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, homecoming, couples, family relations, prodigy, starting over, parents and children, eccentric family, small town life, family life, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Mother Frank (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a meddlesome mother enrolls in university with her son, old and new worlds collide with awesome consequences.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: love, cheating, boredom, illness, college, self discovery, university, parents and children, romance, teachers and students, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 622
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, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: actress, neighbor, courtroom, fighting the system, actor's life, lawyer, crime, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, journalism, legal action, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, hollywood, battle of the sexes, custody, dysfunctional family, legal action, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, ambition, legal, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, egypt, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, event planner, firefighter, mistaken identity, wedding, dog
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, talky, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: clergy, school, religions or cults, church, society, boarding school life, rivalry, disorder, teacher student relationship, play, belief in heaven, belief in hell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%