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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
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Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures (1965)
Original name: Операция «Ы» и другие приключения Шурика
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film consists of three independent parts: "Workmate", "Déjà vu" and "Operation Y". The plot follows the adventures of Shurik (alternative spelling — Shourick), the naive and nerdy Soviet student who often gets into ludicrous situations but always finds a way out very neatly. "Operation Y and Shurik's Other Adventures" was a hit movie and became the leader of Soviet film distribution in 1965.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, funny, light, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: exam, goofy hero, misfit partners, student, nothing goes right, construction worker, petty criminal, rivalry, workplace, construction site, burglary, warehouse, night watchman, community service, love and romance, student life, love at first sight, university student, fight, anti heroes, thief, disorder, changing the past or future, dog, cat ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, russia

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Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this comic but dated story, nerdy Shurik travels to Caucas in search of native legends and folklore. But what he finds is a beautiful girl whom, due to intoxication and deceit of the local "gang", he ends up literally stealing for the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: student, corrupt official, save the lady, couple relations, love affair, kidnapped woman, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, uncle niece relationship, criminal gang, social relations, human relationship, love and romance ...
Place: soviet union, russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love and Pigeons (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shown a life in the remote siberian village. Vasia, who never leave his family, village, comes to pass summer holiday on the Black Sea. New world, new people - so, hi's temted by a half-crazy woman (Raisa Zaharovna). And after short time Vasia ...
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Audience: family outing, date night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Diamond Arm (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, not serious ...
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Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, funny, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 159 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, not serious ...
Plot: treasure, treasure hunt, partners, crimes, jewelry, furniture, escapades, adventure, con artists, improv, rivalry, adaptation ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, light, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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26%
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