Movies like Happy Go Lucky

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Happy Go Lucky (1972)
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Happy Go Lucky
Original name: Pechki-Lavochki
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sadly humorous story about a Siberian tractor driver, Ivan Rastorguyev (Vasili Shukshin), traveling with his wife (Lidiya Fedoseyeva-Shukshina) to a Black Sea resort, and about their first visit to Moscow.
Plot: villager, bureaucracy, pride, city country contrast, village, travel, train
Place: russia
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Young Frankenstein
Comedy
USA
106 min.
 8.0
The Red Snowball Tree
Drama
Soviet Union
110 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about village, train, travel, husband wife relationship, culture clash, storytelling and dancing mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Happy Go Lucky: Love Under the Date-Tree (1990), End of Days (1962), Neptune's Holiday (1986), The Red Snowball Tree (1974), Young Frankenstein (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Under the Date-Tree
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Duration: 82 min.
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    User:   76%
 
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    User:   78%
 
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The Red Snowball Tree
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.
Plot: countryside, alienation, pen pal, sauna, peasant, middle aged man, guilt, river, village, redemption
Place: russia
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System:   92%
    User:   94%
 
Young Frankenstein
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: humorous, witty, gothic, not serious, funny ...
Plot: mad scientist, parody, monster, farce, destiny, experiment, scientist, experiment gone awry, palaces castles and temples, mars, monsters, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, dungeon, transylvania, medical school, usa
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    User:   96%
 
Songs from the Second Floor
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, loneliness, swedish, poetry, traffic jam, guilt, save the world, poet, existentialism, human nature, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, russia
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    User:   85%
 
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Akaton mies
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Farmer wants a wife.
Plot: farm, forest, city country contrast, village, drinking, countryside, moonshine, farming, bachelor
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System:   85%
    User:   100%
 
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Johanna d'Arc of Mongolia
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A group of cosmopolitan women passengers aboard the Trans-Siberian/Mongolian Railway are taken prisoner by Ulan Iga, a warrior princess.
Plot: joan of arc, dance, drum, camel, pony, hospitality, feminism, culture, laughter, gong, acceptance, oracle ...
Place: siberia, russia, mongolia
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System:   83%
    User:   83%
 
My House Husband - Ikaw Na!
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nothing prepared ROD (Ryan Agoncillo ) and MIA ALVAREZ (Judy Ann Santos) for the major changes that took place in their lives. ROD worked as a manager of a bank while MIA opted to remain a housewife taking care of their two children — MIGO and ...
Plot: mistress, maid, children, rescue, gossip, insecurity, in laws, village, merger, relative, medicine, husband wife relationship ...
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System:   79%
    User:   88%
 
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Unseen Wonder
Genre: Comedy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The peace of a small fishing village is shattered by the coming of a young, and stunningly beautiful, wife of a local guest-worker. She intends to live in her father's house, which in the mean-time became a pub. From that moment her revenge ...
Style: epic
Plot: lake, priest, dynamite, boat, insanity, village, pub, passion, explosion, sex scene, fish, sea ...
Place: montenegro
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System:   78%
    User:   81%
 
 7.2
 359
Cafe Express
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: cons and scams, family life, crime, goofy hero, parody, social misfits, crimes, dishonesty, misfit, family relations, train, coffee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   61%
 
A Stroke of Luck
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Villaviciosa de al Lado is a peaceful town stuck in time, living exclusively of the fame of a 200 years-old spa. Therefore, city hall's debts threatens to close the spa and ruin all town. Their salvation becomes when suddenly mayor Anselmo and ...
Plot: husband, idiot, sex worker, wife, lottery, spa, tractor, procession, race, cuban, priest, mayor ...
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System:   75%
    User:   60%
 
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Knock
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Doctor Knock is a former thug who has become a doctor and arrives in the small village of Saint-Maurice to make his fortune according to a particular method. It will make the villagers believe that they are not as healthy as they might think. It is ...
Plot: restaurant, female nudity, hotel, funeral, bicycle, mayor, train, priest, teacher, dancing, doctor, school ...
Time: 1950s
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    User:   61%
 
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Joachim, Put It in the Machine
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sincere provincial young man, Frantisek Koudelka leaves to work in Prague. For the trip he buys a computer made horoscope with biorhythms charts, marked according to his date of birth, there are trappy, precarious, unsuccessful and even critical ...
Plot: fight, mirror, car, language barrier, rival, barefoot male, translator, coming of age, judo, mistaken identity, prophecy, wanted man ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic, czechoslovakia
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System:   68%
    User:   71%
 
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, racism, prejudice, male nudity, jewish, road trip, pornography, parody, stupidity, sarcasm, drinking, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, cross country, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa ...
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System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
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Skylab
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1979 and Albertine, 10, and all her family members have gathered in Brittany to celebrate the birthday of her grandmother. Everyone thinks that the Skylab space station from NASA will fall on their heads this summer. The meeting turns into a ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: family gatherings, family life, youth, family relations, innocence lost, parents and children, coming of age, train ride, disco, politics, train, chicken ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
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System:   66%
    User:   71%
 
A Boy and His Samurai
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A samurai from the Edo Period time travels to present day Japan where he meets a divorcee and her son. Soon, he discovers a passion for making pastries.
Plot: samurai, baking, mini dress, short skirt, barefoot, barefoot woman, boy, shopping, brunette, telephone, elevator, crying ...
Place: kindergarten, tokyo
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System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
A Crime in Paradise
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: couple relations, murder, crimes, village, couples, investigation, countryside, small town life, village life, small town, deadly, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, usa, los angeles
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System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
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One Day in Europe
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One day in Europe shows stories set in four European countries. All of them involve thievery in some way or the other. The protagonists are strangers in the respective country. For none of them their stay turns out as planned.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: fish out of water, city life, performer's life, culture clash, artists and showbiz, urban, crimes, dishonesty, misfit, society, disorder, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, russia, spain, turkey, berlin germany ...
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System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
New Waterford Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, teenager, drinking, dysfunctional family, teacher, pregnancy, follow your dream, eccentricity, relationships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, usa, new york, new jersey, nova scotia
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System:   56%
    User:   45%
 
Package Tour or Can You Get Fish and Chips at the Flamenco
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Stig-Helmer and Ole Bramserud on a trip to the Canary Islands for Christmas.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, offbeat ...
Plot: fear of flying, comedy of errors, anti heroes, nothing goes right, drinking, resort, swedish, disorder, nerds, life philosophy, goofy hero, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 70s, 1950s
Place: europe, spain, sweden, tokyo
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System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
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Clockwise
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: farce, school, obsession, train, chaos, chase, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, british, race against time, dialogue, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
The Out-of-Towners
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, couple relations, hotel, fish, urban, midlife crisis, marriage, nothing goes right, mentor, fish out of water, unfulfillment, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city
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System:   45%
    User:   39%
 
Petticoat Junction
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Wayfilms that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. The series is one of three interrelated shows about rural characters created by Paul Henning. Petticoat Junction ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hotel, unlikely couple, store, train, battle of the sexes, boss and employee, small town, couple relations, village, parents and children, suburbs, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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System:   45%
    User:   39%
 
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 2K
Absurdistan
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, fairy tale
Plot: village, battle of the sexes, romance, village life, couples, social relations, young lovers, forces of nature, love and romance, falling in love, rescue, teenage crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, caucasus
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Monsieur Ibrahim
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, coming of age, self discovery, father son relationship, jewish, religion, depression, death, prostitution, islam, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, new jersey, persia, switzerland, greece ...
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System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
Looking for Palladin
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brash young Hollywood talent agent Josh Ross (David Moscow) is dispatched to Guatemala, where he's assigned to locate missing star Jack Palladin (Ben Gazzara), a man Josh has never met but can't stand due to Palladin's long-ago ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
Plot: human nature, village, introspection, self discovery, estrangement, artists and showbiz, hopes, actor's life, parents and children, physical appearance, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, california, guatemala
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System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
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Interstelar
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A group of men go into space but never come out.
Style: art house
Plot: telephone, snow, death, train, chicken, fire, newspaper, propaganda, running, joke, parody, kitchen ...
Place: siberia, russia
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System:   35%
    User:   28%
 

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The Out of Towners
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
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System:   35%
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Everything Is Illuminated
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: touching, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, suicide, dog, prejudice, holocaust, judaism, road trip, nazi, on the road, book, jews ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ukraine, europe, eastern europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine
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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
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