Movies like Jupiter's Thigh

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Jupiter's Thigh (1980)
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Jupiter's Thigh (1980)
Original name: On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the lovely buttocks of a classical statue and is determined to donate it to the Louvre. Agnes wants to sell it and gets a handsome local sailor to take it for an appraisal. When the sailor is murdered, the police suspect Charles and arrest Antoine as his accomplice. Lise swings into action, but before she can clear the men, Agnes springs them from jail, and now Lise must help them elude the police, find the real murderer, and recover the statue fragment. More art goes missing. What is the statue's secret?
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: false accusation, murder, adventure, crimes, romance, couple relations, graphic violence, love and romance, mystery, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), parody, thief, female nudity, archaeologist, monastery, archaeology, greek, female detective, chase, on the run, helicopter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece

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Most similar movies to Jupiter's Thigh

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, crimes, couple relations and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Jupiter's Thigh: R.T.T. (2009), The Discord (1978), She No Longer Talks She Shoots (1972), Zero to Sixty (1978), Man About Dog (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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R.T.T. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, adventure, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, chases and races, romance, escapades, nothing goes right, smuggling, unlikely couple, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, europe, france, usa, everglades ...
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, factory, technology gone awry, relationship vs career, couple relations, eccentric family, ambition, environmental health, inventions and discoveries, quibbling, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
She No Longer Talks She Shoots (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rosemonde, hailed as "the Princess" reign over a slum in the Paris suburbs. Herbert, a reporter who came to investigate on the pollution, ends up in a grinding machine of her invention. Rosemonde resells the bones to the church authorities ...
Style: realistic, humorous
Plot: slum, marriage proposal, bone, crimes, deadly, journalism, supernatural ability, society, satire, love affair, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.1
 164
Zero to Sixty (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A divorced man hooks up with a street-smart 16-year-old who makes her living by repossessing cars from their owners.
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, car chase, repossession, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, chase, fall in love, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, disorder, bookies, gambling, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, friends, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: loan shark, money, screwball, family relations, romance, nothing goes right, prostitute, race against time, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, couple relations, couples, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), college, infidelity, topless, bikini, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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69%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, romance, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
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68%
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Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
I'm Losing My Temper (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pierre is a clumsy, overly serious math teacher at an all-girls high school. His life is thrown into chaos after encountering a beautiful British actress and the paparazzi that follow her around.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: paparazzi, farce, election campaign, surgeon, swimming pool, family relations, campaign, college, parents and children, love and romance, media, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Bankers Also Have Souls (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gregoire is retiring after many years with the same bank, and his collegues surprise him with the gift of a beautiful call girl...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: dishonesty, prostitute, golden years, love and romance, romance, retiring, couples, disorder, mistaken identity, couple relations, call girl, retirement ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Grand Dukes (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three aging and failed comedians, Georges Cox, Victor Vialat and Eddie Carpentier, hit the road again with a lousy production of a lousy play, of course under the worst possible conditions.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: aging, disorder, couples, rally, on the road, farce, womanizer, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, starting over, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france
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63%
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: twins, disorder, self discovery, actor's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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The Love Punch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, vengeance, bankruptcy, romance, disorder, renewed love, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, french riviera, paris france, cote d'azur
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
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Shadows and Fog (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, vigilantism, crimes, mystery, investigation, disorder, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, central europe, new jersey
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RPM (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professional car thief pulls off the heist of a lifetime when he steals a prototype supercar.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, unlikely criminals, adventure, chase, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, chases and races, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
That's Carry On! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Celebrating twenty years of classic Carry On films, two of the films’ best-loved stars, Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor return to Pinewood film studios to unwrap some rib-tickling moments from the series. From the original, military mayhem of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, anthology ...
Plot: royal family, disorder, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: thief, chase, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, mistaken identity, hitman, mentally unstable, danger, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hitman, gangsters, mistaken identity, disorder, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, wedding, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bullit & Riper (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: parody, investigation, murder, friendship, partners against crime, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, disorder, misunderstanding, buddies, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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52%
Getting Away with Murder (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, crimes, racism, uncover truth, family in danger, disorder, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, buddies, partners, crimes, misfit partners, odd couple, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching bag. Soon after, he's smitten by Agnes, a hotel ...
Style: touching, psychological, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, unfulfilled love, wooing, cashier, luxury hotel, dishwasher, casino
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy, nice france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Max mon amour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: zoophilia, family problems, animal life, satire, unlikely couple, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, disorder, obsession, farce, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: false accusation, reunion, couple relations, catastrophe, danger, unfulfillment, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, goofy hero, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, friends, unfulfillment, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 2K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, couples, infidelity, adulterer, adultery, female nudity, deception, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
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Grace Quigley (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail him into killing her, however, she has one or two friends he ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, dishonesty, crimes, elderly, forgery, deadly, murder, cons and scams, parents and children, golden years, graphic violence, life insurance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, media, unlikely couple, fall in love, tv show, couples, disorder, love and romance, romance, aspiring actor, relationships, ladykiller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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40%