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The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)
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The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie sets off for England with his aunt, Edna Everage, to advance his cultural education. Bazza is an innocent abroad, fond of beer, Bondi and beautiful sheilas, but he soon settles into the Australian ghetto in Earls Court, where his old mate Curly has a flat.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adventure, friendship, friends, misfit, rich and poor, partners, love and romance, fall in love, nightclub, society, lifestyle, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, fish out of water, culture clash, odd couple, power relations, dog, airplane, journey, jewish, hotel, blonde, train ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, england, europe, london, hong kong, sydney australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, disorder, friendship, misfit, buddies, society and love and romance mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Barry McKenzie: Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974), Would I Lie to You 3 (2012), You and Your Stupid Mate (2005), Stella Street (2004), Modern Girls (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that kidnapping her will draw tourists to his country. Barry and his ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, vampire, society, odd couple, amateur detective, gender, buddies, hostages, slasher, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe
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Would I Lie to You 3 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie, Dov, Yvan et les autres… Nos chaleureux amis ont migré du Sentier moribond à la banlieue florissante d’Aubervilliers… Là où les vieux entrepreneurs juifs ont laissé le terrain à de jeunes grossistes chinois courageux et ...
Style: realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, misfit, disorder, friends, religions or cults, fish out of water, comedy of errors, fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, society, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, asia, china, europe
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You and Your Stupid Mate (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Phillip (Phillips) and Geoffrey (Sampson) are two Aussie larrikins, whose lives centre around running the un-official "Sons and Surf" website...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, friends, partners, lifestyle, cons and scams, unemployment, escapades, nothing goes right, odd couple, misfit, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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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: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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Modern Girls (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Margo, Kelly, and CeCe have three things in common: they're roomates, they're gorgeous, and they're hooked on the glamour and excitement of L.A.'s rock and roll night life. When they get mixed up with a rock star, an arrogant ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Plot: nightclub, friendship, youth, teenage life, nightlife, romance, obsessive quest, partners, buddies, love and romance, mistaken identity, friendship between girls ...
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Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, contests and competitions, on the run, rise to the top, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, ambition, village, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fish out of water, doctor, hopes, workplace, follow your dream, disorder, workplace situations, interracial relations, love and romance, immigrants, buddies, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 90s
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The Wog Boy (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe, Minister for Employment, he finds himself on national television branded as Australia's biggest dole bludger. Now Steve has to prove to ...
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Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Outrageous! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gay hair stylist Robin Turner does a lot of work for drag queens, all the while dreaming that he'll someday find the courage to perform in drag himself. When his schizophrenic friend, Liza, turns up looking for a place to stay, he little ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, touching, offbeat ...
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The Nugget (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: gold, ambition, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, buddies, crime gone awry, partners, social misfits, cons and scams, treasure hunt, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting
Plot: police investigation, fish out of water, partners, odd couple, misfit, fighting crime, crimes, culture clash, disorder, heroic mission, buddies, society ...
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Place: france, paris france, europe
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I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, clever ...
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Casilla de partida (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two contempo Frenchmen of Antillean descent visit their ancestor's time as well as their land in the slavery-themed French era.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining
Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, sentimental, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
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The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 2005, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Santa Maradona (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unemployed young man finds his life turned upside down when he falls in love with a beautiful actress.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
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Hot Pursuit (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 80s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
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: semi serious, dark humor, witty, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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23%
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, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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23%
Puberty Blues (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
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Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hollywood Knights (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.
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Mr. Accident (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, touching, exciting ...
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Time: 90s
Place: australia
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