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When Pigs Have Wings (2011)
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When Pigs Have Wings (2011)
Original name: Le Cochon de Gaza
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting: imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the Faith of Islam but also by the Jewish religion. Determined to get rid of the animal, Jafaar tries desperately to sell it, first to a United Nations official, then to a Jewish colony where Yelena raises pigs not for their meat but for security reasons. Of course, going unnoticed in the company of a "forbidden" animal, among his Palestinian brothers, past Israeli soldiers and under the scrutiny of Islamic fundamentalists is no bed of roses and a series of misadventures await Jafaar.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense
Plot: society, disorder, culture clash, suicide, misfit, injustice, working class, social misfits, nothing goes right, down on your luck, border, fisherman, pig, border crossing, talking to an animal, artificial insemination, fishing boat, palestinian, israeli palestinian conflict, martyrdom, seine river, suicide mission, one legged man, semen, jihad
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, palestine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about society, disorder, culture clash, misfit, fish out of water, couples and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like When Pigs Have Wings: Adopted (2009), Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009), One Day in Europe (2005), Locked Out (2006), Welcome to the South (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Adopted (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For hundreds of years, Africa has existed in a state of despair. Famine, civil wars and rampant disease have left the continent without hope, but for the efforts of Western do-gooders. At first, they arrived with food, bibles and the magic of ...
Style: not serious, realistic, suspense, humorous, biting
Plot: adoption, lifestyle, society, disorder, family relations, culture clash, misfit, orphan, babies and infants, profanity, satire, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, disorder, couple relations, couples, parents and children, misfit, village, silly humor, meet the parents, society, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, italy
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One Day in Europe (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One day in Europe shows stories set in four European countries. All of them involve thievery in some way or the other. The protagonists are strangers in the respective country. For none of them their stay turns out as planned.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, lifestyle, crimes, disorder, communication problem, performer's life, society, dishonesty, travel, artists and showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, spain, turkey ...
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Locked Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once upon a time, somewhere... a homeless guy finds a policeman's uniform...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: police, suicide, hidden identity, mistaken identity, farce, social relations, disorder, family problems, social misfits, misfit, child in peril, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, society, culture clash, misfit, couple relations, social relations, disorder, workplace, supportive coworker, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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Win Win (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Swiss mayor and a Chinese watchmaker living in the Jura decide to organize the semi-finals of Miss China in Switzerland.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, biting, suspense
Plot: ambition, society, campaign, culture clash, contests and competitions, beauty pageant, interracial friendship, chinese, disorder, interracial relations, media, mayor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
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76%
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Mohamed Dubois (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arnaud Dubois may be the heir to a bank, but he prefers to call himself Mohamed. Having fallen out with his father, he turns his back on the family residence. On his travels, he meets Mustafa, who introduces him to his sister Sabrina. Having fallen ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, interracial relations, social differences, fish out of water, disorder, society, love and romance, dishonesty, fall in love, fake identity, girlfriend, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Internationally acclaimed comedian Trevor Noah challenges the status quo through his unique perspective, breaking down cultural flaws on all sides and finding our mutual connections with laughter. Born a mixed-race child in South Africa under ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: racism, fish out of water, culture clash, disorder, artists and showbiz, society, stand up comedian, friendship, interracial relations, americana, theater, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, culture clash, couple relations, disorder, couples, postman, fish out of water, social satire, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.1
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Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, fish out of water, midlife crisis, society, nothing goes right, religions or cults, disorder, romance, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, france, middle east, europe, paris france ...
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The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, light ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, adoption, disorder, couple relations, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, life turned upside down, society, disorder, romance, love and romance, misfit, social relations, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wok the Kasbah (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A funny comedy about the war suddenly started between two restaurant owners families.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious
Plot: rivalry, family relations, society, disorder, revenge, restaurant, interracial relations, uninhibited rivalry, urban, goofy hero, culture clash, losing-it hero ...
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Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, disorder, vengeance, high school, youth, society, coming of age, rivalry, teenage life, misfit, prank, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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It's Under My Skin (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, dark humor, lifestyle, society, friends, culture clash, male nudity, adoption, african american, nurse, delicatessen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Juanito moved to New York to succeed as an actor. Years have gone by but success has not come his way and now he takes an odd jobs to survive. One day he is visited by his apparently successful cousin. However, their life together will discover the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, actor's life, odd couple, nothing goes right, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, cousin cousin relationship, culture clash, bittersweet, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Dr. Cabbie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unemployed doctor turned cab driver becomes a local hero when he converts his taxi into a mobile clinic. Dr. CABBIE is the heart warming journey of a young Indian Doctor who immigrates to Canada with the selfless ambition of healing others while ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fish out of water, doctor, hopes, follow your dream, workplace, disorder, workplace situations, interracial relations, misfit, buddies, love and romance, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Fresh off the heels of appearing in movies like Superhero Movie and The 40 Year-Old Virgin, fast-talking comedian Kevin Hart stars in his second live stand-up performance in Cleveland, Ohio, where he makes fun of everything and everybody - ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, suspense, witty ...
Plot: disorder, adult virgin, society, silly humor, artists and showbiz, stand up comedian, stand up special, stand up, african american, fast talker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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53%
The Security Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Duckers, Jimmy and Ray are three work-shy security guards at a shopping mall who spend much of their time mocking their Jobsworth boss Kenneth. One night they bunk off to watch and bet on a boxing match at the electrical shop, only to find on their ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, working class, disorder, shopping mall, robbery, security guard, nightshift
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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53%
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The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, nothing goes right, religions or cults, lifestyle, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of a father and a son. An on the road trip from South to North.
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, nothing goes right, misfit, fish out of water, parents and children, supportive parent, disorder, unemployment, society, family relations, parents separation, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, life turned upside down, manipulation, manipulations, culture clash, family in crisis, tv show, ambition, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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Homeland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Farid, a young 26-year-old Frenchman, must travel to Algeria to save his father's house. While discovering this country in which he had never before set foot, he succumbs to the charms of a host of astonishing characters whose humour and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: self discovery, fish out of water, win over, immigrants, society, disorder, misfit, lawyer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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LolliLove (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A hip, misguided Southern California couple decide to make a difference in the lives of the homeless by giving them lollipops with a cheery slogan on the wrapper.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, society, nothing goes right, social relations, charity, homelessness, satire, female director, homeless
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 21
Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friendship, couple relations, life turned upside down, society, buddies, social differences, disorder, profanity, nightlife, fight, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 38
The Sublet (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: WALTER is lonely. He is 71 and has no friends. He lives in a small apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan and every morning he goes through the same monotonous routine: pills, fiber, canned food, cleaning, TV and the book with all his expenses. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, lifestyle, misfit, disorder, dull life, social misfits, crimes, golden years, money, unlikely partners, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Escort in love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 35 year old Alice has a husband and a son. Her life seems a beautiful dream, but it soon turns out to be a nightmare. Her husband dies in a car accident and her lawyer tells her that she is on her uppers. The only way she finds to earn money in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, prostitute, hidden identity, life turned upside down, working class, disorder, couples, rich and poor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: feel good, realistic, exciting, not serious, humorous
Plot: odd couple, fish out of water, partners, misfit, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, fighting crime, heroic mission, crimes, disorder, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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44%