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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, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: exam, student, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit partners, burglary, construction worker, petty criminal, rivalry, workplace, construction site, warehouse, night watchman, community service, fight, love and romance, student life, love at first sight, university student, anti heroes, disorder, thief, changing the past or future, dog, cat ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: russia, soviet union

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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, romantic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love and Pigeons (1985)
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ 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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 42K
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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 ⇓
29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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