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Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
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Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
Original name: Le Père Noël est une ordure
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, she takes refuge at "SOS Distress", run by two neurotics, Thérèse and Pierre.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, clever, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, cult film, talky, light ...
Plot: christmas, misfit, couple relations, mentally unstable, family problems, society, human nature, urban, couples, social misfits, social worker, breakup, nothing goes right, disorder, love, sex, santa claus, pregnancy, loneliness, suicide, ambulance, theft, zoo, rabbit, painting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, catastrophe, mentor and culture clash mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Santa Claus Is a Stinker: Max mon amour (1986), Dead Tired (1994), French Twist (1995), The Dinner Game (1998), A Spot of Bother (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Max mon amour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
Style: dark humor, clever, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: zoophilia, couples, animal life, dishonesty, family problems, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, farce, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: twins, self discovery, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, showbiz, cons and scams, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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93%
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French Twist (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian, lesbian love, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, gays and lesbians, couples, vengeance, self discovery, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
French Fried Vacation 3: Friends Forever (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the Club Med and skiing, what happened to the Bronzés 27 years later? Early response: the same, and worse.
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hotel, friendship, friends, couple relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, reunion, office, resort, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: french, farce, mistress, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, ambition, naivete, friends, plan gone awry, snobbism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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78%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, dysfunctional family, disorder, elderly, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, couples, estrangement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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75%
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Playtime (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Clumsy Monsieur Hulot finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist, and as they weave ...
Style: humorous, witty, surreal, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: tourist, restaurant, culture clash, chaos, farce, misfit, goofy hero, city life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, skyscraper, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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68%
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: womanizer, farce, nothing goes right, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, disorder, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, love triangle, couples, disorder, social relations, rich and poor, love and romance, couple relations, social differences, misfit, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Crime in Paradise (2001)
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, notoriety, village, divorce, farmer, lawyer, french countryside, small town, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family life, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, couple relations, family problems, couples, countryside, family in crisis, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: biting, semi serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, disorder, fish out of water, society, lifestyle, communication problem, family relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, estrangement, costume, tarzan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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60%
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Locked Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once upon a time, somewhere... a homeless guy finds a policeman's uniform...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: police, suicide, mistaken identity, hidden identity, disorder, family problems, social relations, misfit, farce, social misfits, child in peril, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: friendship, friends, human nature, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, suicide, trousers, cellist, car accident ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, couples, gender bending, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, comedy of errors, lifestyle, gender, meet the parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez ...
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53%
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, clever ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, buddies, disorder, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life is a bitch, down on your luck, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, on the road, fired from the job, nothing goes right, self discovery, couples, americana, fish out of water, down on your luck, hopes, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, arizona, new york, los angeles, california
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52%
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Buttoners (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Je to film sestávající ze šesti povídek, které většinou černě humornou, ironickou, mnohdy i trpce hořkou formou vyprávějí o jednom dávném prokletí, lidské nevěře, podivných úchylkách, nečekaném zázraku i pokryteckém ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, clever ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, society, human nature, couple relations, couples
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, year 1995
Place: japan, europe, asia, prague
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52%
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, television, jazz, midlife crisis, waiter ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right ...
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, life is a bitch, chaos, religions or cults, greed, visceral, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: village, pig, small town, working class, crimes, village life, couple relations, heist, black market, unlikely criminals, blind ambition, nothing goes right ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947, 1930s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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49%
French Fried Vacation (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: free love, friendship, beach, summer vacation, extramarital affair, sexual relations, love and romance, singleness, friends, womanizer, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, singleness, starting over, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, loneliness, honeymoon, cruise, traffic jam, adaptation, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pornography, misfit, abortion, strangulation, dysfunctional family, suburbs, couple relations, society, family problems, couples, halloween, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, california
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45%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, couple relations, family relations, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: In this holiday prequel, it’s 1997 and Sunnyvale Trailer Park is getting ready for the holiday season. Julian’s got a great idea to make money this Christmas, Ricky gets confused between God and Santa, and Bubbles tries to get the Boys together ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, petty criminal, buddies, friends, misfit, life is a bitch, holiday, disorder, society, social misfits, christmas
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, society, misfit, actor's life, filmmaking, unlikely friendships, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, odd couple, poker game, suicide attempt, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, couple relations, friends, fish out of water, cards, separated ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Madhouse (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: uninvited guest, pregnancy, nothing goes right, family life, family gatherings, down on your luck, lifestyle, couples, disorder, family problems, siblings relations, relative ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: gun, neighbor, social decay, couples, dishonesty, family problems, disorder, betrayal, dull life, infidelity, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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