Movies like Seven Beauties

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Seven Beauties (1975)
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Seven Beauties (1975)
Original name: Pasqualino Settebellezze
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven sisters while claiming to protect their honor at any cost, Pasqualino is arrested for murder and later sent to fight in the army after committing sexual assault. The Germans capture him and he gets sent to a concentration camp where he plots to make his escape by seducing a German officer.
Style: cynical, disturbing, humorous, suspense, biting, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, survival, pimp, honor, dark humor, war, military, soldier, crimes, misfit, captivity, family relations, life is a bitch, pow, confined, siblings relations, wartime life, fish out of water, farce, dishonesty, eccentric family, criminal heroes, cons and scams, small time ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: italy, naples italy, europe, russia, southern italy, germany

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Most similar movies to Seven Beauties

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films with plots about world war two, war, culture clash, soldier, idealism, storytelling and society mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres. Some movies like Seven Beauties: Swept Away (1974), The Seduction of Mimi (1972), Love & Anarchy (1973), Train of Life (1998), Mediterraneo (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, fall in love, strong sexual content, romance, adventure, opposites attract, survival, master and servant, love affair, social differences, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
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100%
The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, clever, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, working class, satire, communist party, mafia, love triangle, price of justice, love affair, boss and employee, farce, dysfunctional family, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, turin italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love & Anarchy (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in Fascist Italy before the outbreak of World War II, the story centers on Giannini's character, an anarchist who stays in a brothel while preparing to kill Benito Mussolini. Giannini's character, while preparing to assassinate ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: prostitute, assassination, politics, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, master and servant, redemption, sexual relations, sexual abuse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Train of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Israel, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: holocaust, deportation, train, village, world war two, forgery, anti semitism, bittersweet, oppression, social relations, optimism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: eastern europe, europe, central europe, palestine, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
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Mediterraneo (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, captivating, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, island, friendship, soldier, greek island, italian army, war, culture clash, anti war, nudity (full frontal - brief), greek, disorder ...
Time: post world war two
Place: italy, greece, europe, mediterranean sea
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50%
 5.5
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My Führer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hitler no longer believes in himself, and can barely see himself as an equal to even his sheep dog. But to seize the helm of the war he would have to create one of his famous fiery speeches to mobilize the masses. Goebbels therefore brings a Jewish ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: world war two, satire, dark humor, farce, hitler, assassination attempt, war, head of state, politics, downfall, state affairs, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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42%
 6.5
 2K
The Truce (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, emotional, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, hopes, refugee, wartime life, human spirit, anti semitism, captivity, escapades, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, russia, europe, venice, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Cuckoo (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: understanding, culture clash, world war two, war, anti war, love triangle, wilderness, life is a bitch, confined, wartime life, military, hostility ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, siberia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: disturbing, touching, uplifting, surreal, compassionate ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, against humanity, wartime life, idealism, nazi occupation, dishonesty, society, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: europe, poland, germany, czechoslovakia, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 47K
No Man's Land (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Belgium, UK, Slovenia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: anti war, un, politics, survival, soldier, bomb, dishonesty, military, human nature, satire, tragic hero, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: serbia, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 25K
Catch-22 (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: world war two, satire, anti war, military hospital, soldier, military, bomber, island, war, rebellion, military life, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, 70s
Place: sardinia, alexandria egypt, new york, mediterranean sea, sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Farewell to Fools (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during World War II, somewhere in Eastern Europe. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, tragicomedy, captivating ...
Plot: village, moral dilemma, misfit, mentally challenged, hopes, human nature, comedy of errors, farce, wartime life, dark humor, disorder, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: romania, germany, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: world war two, wine, rise to the top, holocaust, small town, fighting the system, military, war, escapades, anti semitism, mayor, italian fascism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, farce, war, dark humor, disorder, satire, german occupation, daring rescue, theater, actor, gay, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1930s, 50s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How I Won the War (1967)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, battles, soldier, war, politics, working class, desert, wartime life, basic training, heroic mission, military life ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, middle east, europe, egypt, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
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Hart's War (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi, pow, soldier, frame up, army investigation, escape, court martial, racism, court, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
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Underground (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK, USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Black marketeers Marko and Blacky manufacture and sell weapons to the Communist resistance in WWII Belgrade, living the good life along the way. Marko's surreal duplicity propels him up the ranks of the Communist Party, and he eventually ...
Style: cynical, surreal, satirical, biting, absurd ...
Plot: world war two, freedom, lie, society, ambition, resistance, communism, hiding place, revolution, basement, resistance fighter, greed ...
Time: post world war two, year 1941, 1940s, 90s, 60s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, berlin germany, balkan, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Best Enemy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Poland 1943: An unlikely pair - a concentration camp prisoner and a captain in Hitler's notorious SS - free themselves from the wreckage of a crashed SS airplane. The two appear to be strangely familiar with each other and the extent of their ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, friends, friendship, military, wartime life, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, soldier, against humanity, holocaust, world war two, switching roles ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.5
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Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: world war two, war, soldier, nazism, german, survival, starvation, russian, military life, battles, military, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
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30%
 7.4
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MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: anti war, military, nurse, camp, dark humor, conflict, sanity, buddies, soldier, doctors and patients, satire, american football ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, 70s
Place: korea, vietnam, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: world war two, military, resistance, village, wartime life, confined, rebellion, rebelliousness, captivity, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tea with Mussolini (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during World War II.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, world war two, friendship, coming of age, painting, artist, hotel, expatriate, ambassador, bittersweet, friends, collector ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: italy, europe, florence, germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
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Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, battles, survival, life is a bitch, military, wartime life, hunger, rationing, soldier, starvation, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pow, world war two, war crime, soldier, anti war, war, prisoner of war camp, samurai, captivity, atrocity, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1942, year 1936 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, french resistance, betrayal, terrorist, underground, death sentence, resistance, government agency, espionage, intrigue, rescue, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1943
Place: paris france, france, marseille, europe, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: world war two, military, survival, prison, dentist, soldier, escape, hopes, war, captivity, adventure, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: incest, family relations, society, satire, couples, murder, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Big Red One (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A veteran sergeant of the World War I leads a squad in World War II, always in the company of the survivor Pvt. Griff, the writer Pvt. Zab, the Sicilian Pvt. Vinci and Pvt. Johnson in Vichy French Africa, Sicily, D-Day at Omaha Beach, Belgium and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, sniper, battles, childbirth, soldier, military, d day, hospital, infantry, concentration camp, sergeant, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1943, year 1944 ...
Place: africa, sicily, europe, germany, normandy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brendan Byers III (Jerry Lewis), one of the richest men in America, has been pronounced 4-F and can't serve his country in it's war against Hitler. Byers does not takes "No" for an answer and recruits other 4-F's to fight ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: world war two, military, farce, disorder, soldier, obsessive quest, goofy hero, heroes, war, escapades, misfit, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Till Death Us Do Part (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film version of 'Till Death Do Us Part' tells the story of Alf Garnett, his wife Else, and their newborn daughter Rita, living through the London Blitz and beyond.
Style: biting, cynical, humorous, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: working class, world cup, world war two, family relations, couples, eccentric family, wartime life, racism, family life, society, misfit, fanatic ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, year 1968, year 1942, 1930s ...
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%