Movies like The Red Dwarf

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The Red Dwarf (1998)
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The Red Dwarf (1998)
Original name: Le nain rouge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lucien is a dwarf, who works hard in a large legal office. His only friend is trapeze circus artist Isis. One day he gets the attention of singer Paola Bendoni and falls in love with her.
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious, art house, silent film, artsy, cult film, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, law firm, circus, redemption, friendship, crimes, crime, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, family problems, couples, false accusation, custody, breakup, unfulfillment, vengeance, prostitute, dwarf, bar, bathtub, surrealism, strangulation, defecation, woman strangled to death ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to The Red Dwarf

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and talky films with plots about couples, catastrophe, love and romance, culture clash, brutality, mentor and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Red Dwarf: The New Age (1994), God Said, 'Ha!' (1998), Twin Town (1997), Queens Logic (1991), Drowning by Numbers (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, crumbling marriage, society, self discovery, filmmaking, family problems, rise and fall, love and romance, starting over, lifestyle, breakup, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, relationship vs career, eccentric family, family relations, couples, family in crisis, couple relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
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93%
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Twin Town (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jeremy and Julian Lewis, the "Lewis Twins", are two unruly brothers who terrorise the city of Swansea from the caravan park where they live with their family. When their father, Fatty, is injured while working on a roof for local kingpin ...
Style: tense, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: murder, crimes, drug abuse, family relations, friends, arson, social misfits, goofy hero, twins, drug dealing, mentally unstable, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, wales, scotland, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, singleness, looking for love, reunion, human nature, buddies, love and romance, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
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Drowning by Numbers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ironic black comedy of love and death that takes place an a lyrically beautiful landscape. Three related women, all named Cissie Colpitts share a solidarity for one another which brings about three copy-cat drownings. The local coroner is in love ...
Style: surreal, cynical, humorous, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: drowning, murder, wife murders husband, investigation, coroner, unlikely criminals, family problems, friendship, murder mystery, life & death, cheating, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
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82%
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The End (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, unsuccessful, disorder, family relations, family problems, couples, dysfunctional family, self discovery, parents and children, couple relations, clergy, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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76%
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Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, love affair, destiny, couples, fall in love, adultery, runaway, bittersweet, society, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
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74%
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Marine Life (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marine Life revolves around the choatic family life of June, a middle-aged lounge singer and mother. Aging and twice divorced, lounge singer June Nordstrom tries to cope with her fading beauty, her troubled offspring, her waning career and her young ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, family life, youth, love and romance, parents and children, midlife crisis, child as adult, single parent, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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60%
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Anita Takes a Chance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fifty-something widow Anita loses her lifetime dream job as a cinema attendant when the new owner wants to tear down the old theater and build a trendy multiplex in its stead. Depressed at first, Anita finds comfort in watching the shirtless hunks ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Plot: aging, love affair, golden years, love and romance, midlife crisis, friendship, fall in love, infidelity, unfulfillment, film within a film, beach, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Guantanamera (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie ...
Plot: satire, romance, politics, love and romance, obsessive quest, couples, family relations, friends, couple relations, human nature, on the road, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, friends, couples, celibacy, parents and children, self discovery, fall in love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, couples, breakup, friends, family relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, friendship, song, french countryside ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, pregnancy, parents and children, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Last Great Wilderness (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charlie's (screenwriter Alastair Mackenzie) wife has left him for a successful pop star, and he wants revenge. He sets out for Scotland's Isle of Skye, where he will burn down the star's mansion. In a cafe, he meets Vincente (Jonny ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, gloomy
Plot: on the road, vengeance, family problems, human nature, couple relations, crimes, buddies, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, escapades, nothing goes right, sect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe
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53%
The Green Butchers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere) is a black comedy featuring two butchers, Svend "Sweat" and Bjarne, who start their own shop to get away from their arrogant boss. Cannibalism is soon introduced to the plot, and further ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: cannibalism, butcher, friendship, buddies, losing-it hero, workplace, crimes, business venture, family relations, workplace situations, coma, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, clown, false accusation, rescue, nothing goes right, frame up, crimes, disorder, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hostage, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
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49%
The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Argentina, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets a prostitute, Ana, with whom he falls in love. Back in ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, poetry, eroticism, lifestyle, self discovery, society, love affair, infidelity, human nature, gender, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), virginity, train ride, dwarf, obsession, train, love, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, down on your luck, addiction, parents and children, family problems, couples, breakup, unfulfillment, hopes, divorce, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love & Human Remains (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, dark humor, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, looking for love, young lovers, love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, youth, couple relations, twentysomething life, singleness, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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48%
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Funny Bones (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Tommy Fawkes wants to be a successful comedian but his Las Vegas debut is a failure. He goes back to Blackpool, UK, where his father, also a comedian started and where he spent the summers of his childhood. He starts to search for a partner, a comic ...
Style: humorous, touching, surreal, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: comedian, self discovery, friendship, actor's life, introspection, parents and children, haunted by the past, father son relationship, eccentricity, farce, creativity, friends ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, suspense, witty ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, nun, half sister, workplace, fighting the system, power relations, family problems, family relations, rebellion, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Leolo (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, surreal, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, masturbation, coming of age, insanity, family relations, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, family problems, animal life, parents and children, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, sicily, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Best Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Incredibly, the bride at the altar falls in love with the best man on first sight, and even though he makes efforts to avoid her infatuation with him, she is determined to annul her marriage and marry the best man. And although she is able to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, new year, romance, small town, couples, family relations, fall in love, love triangle, small town life, love and romance, dance, new year's eve ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: italy, new jersey, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Montenegro (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marilyn Jordan, an American, lives in Stockholm with her Swedish husband and family. Her behavior is bizarre, perhaps mad: she poisons the dog's milk and advises the dog not to drink it; she sets the sheets afire as her husband sleeps; she ...
Style: dark humor, sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, mental illness, dildo, housewife, gypsy, social differences, opposites attract, mentally unstable, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, former yugoslavia, sweden, europe, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sex, Shame & Tears (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A comedic drama featuring two couples and two old friends in Mexico City. Tomas visits Carlos and Ana, while Miguel and Andrea are joined by Maria. The presence of guests triggers lust, rejection, infidelities, reconciliation and other consequences.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: pursuit, friendship, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, couples, bittersweet, love and romance, romance, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, married couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico city, latin america, mexico, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sexy, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, love affair, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, crimes, romance, dishonesty, on the run, love and romance, memory loss, haunted by the past, murder, couple relations, couples, nosy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, absurd, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: incest, thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental illness, eccentric family, family problems, twins, family life, love and romance, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Handle with Care (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: small town, radio, radio show, media, love and romance, artists and showbiz, social relations, family relations, couples, small town life, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%