Movies like The Passport

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The Passport
Original name: Pasport
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, France, Austria
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man, who becomes mistaken for his brother who was immigrating to Israel from USSR, finds himself caught up in the middle of a bureaucratic mess when he realizes that if he tells the truth about who he is, he will go to jail and his brother's family will never be allowed to leave the USSR. He therefore assumes his brother's identity to get to Israel hoping his distant uncle living there will help him out. The plan backfires, however, when he realizes that the uncle is a paranoid lunatic thinking the KGB is out to get him. He becomes stranded in Israel with no friends, no money, and no passport, trying to figure out a way to get back home.
Plot: passport, consulate, smuggler, emigrant, emigration, journey, homesickness, mistaken identity, journalist, airport, prison, spy
Place: soviet union, israel
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L.A. Superheroes
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Soviet Union
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and serious films with plots about passport, airport, society, cigarette smoking, culture clash, telephone call and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Passport: The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Presumption of Innocence (1988), And Your Mother Too! (2001), Spinning Boris (2003), Company Business (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 91 min.
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The Hundred-Foot Journey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Country: France, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One day Zano suggest a crazy idea to his companion Naïma: travel across France and Spain down to Algeria, where they might ultimately come to know the land their parents once had to flee.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, road movie
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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Duration: 75 min.
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Free Zone
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Story: Rebecca, an American who has been living in Jerusalem for a few months now, has just broken off her engagement. She gets into a cab driven by Hanna, an Israeli. But Hanna is on her way to Jordan, to the Free Zone, to pick up a large of sum of money.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking, road movie
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Lost in Armenia
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Three Colors: White
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America
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Story: Lisa, a beautiful young Russian woman, is married to Victor, a Portuguese. Fernanda, the Spanish ex-wife of Victor, taking advantage of the coming wave of illegal immigrants in Portugal, wants to do business with false passports. Since then, and to ...
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The Passenger
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: stylized, tense, road movie, serious, enigmatic ...
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Mahaan
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, italian comedy
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   49%
 
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie sets off for England with his aunt, Edna Everage, to advance his cultural education. Bazza is an innocent abroad, fond of beer, Bondi and beautiful sheilas, but he soon settles into the Australian ghetto in Earls Court, where his old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, adventure, odd couple, fall in love, friendship, nightclub, rich and poor, culture clash, fish out of water, misfit, partners, society ...
Time: 70s
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    User:   38%
 

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