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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: student, exam, goofy hero, misfit partners, nothing goes right, community service, petty criminal, night watchman, warehouse, construction worker, workplace, burglary, construction site, rivalry, anti heroes, student life, love and romance, university student, love at first sight, fight, thief, changing the past or future, disorder, chloroform, old lady ...
Time: 60s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, russia

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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, not serious ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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
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Place: soviet union, russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
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Mimino (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy Your Bath! (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 192 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, witty, light, funny ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, soviet union, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 161 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Country: Soviet Union
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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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 301K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 20K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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