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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, neo screwball comedy, talky ...
Plot: christmas, misfit, couple relations, mentally unstable, family problems, society, human nature, urban, couples, social worker, social misfits, suffering, breakup, disorder, nothing goes right, love, sex, santa claus, pregnancy, loneliness, suicide, telephone, ambulance, theft, zoo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo, japan

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Most similar movies to Santa Claus Is a Stinker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, disorder, couple relations, satire, culture clash, catastrophe and farce mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Santa Claus Is a Stinker: Dead Tired (1994), Max mon amour (1986), The Dinner Game (1998), Playtime (1967), French Twist (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, disorder, self discovery, actor's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, performer's life, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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95%
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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: clever, humorous, witty, offbeat, surreal ...
Plot: zoophilia, dishonesty, unlikely couple, nudity (full frontal - brief), animal life, family problems, disorder, love and romance, satire, couple relations, farce, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous
Plot: hotel, gays and lesbians, catastrophe, vengeance, friendship, reunion, couple relations, infidelity, office, resort, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, humiliation, naivete, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, farce, chaos, fish out of water, skyscraper, misfit, nothing goes right, lifestyle, goofy hero, human existence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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81%
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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 love, lesbian, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, real estate agent, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, friends, couples, unfulfillment, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: womanizer, farce, nothing goes right, infidelity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, adulterer, adultery, female nudity, deception, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, love triangle, love and romance, misfit, social differences, couples, infidelity, disorder, social relations, couple relations, rich and poor, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, notoriety, village, divorce, farmer, lawyer, french countryside, social relations, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, couples, family problems, domestic disturbance, couple relations, countryside, family in crisis, husband wife relationship, silly humor, crumbling marriage, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, biting ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, parents and children, society, performer's life, estrangement, family relations, communication problem, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, jazz, television, midlife crisis, actor playing himself ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ 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, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: farce, gay slur, family relations, couples, transvestism, parents and children, gender bending, couple relations, comedy of errors, disorder, meet the parents, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, cote d'azur, southern france ...
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55%
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
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, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, religions or cults, chaos, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, hidden identity, mistaken identity, farce, family problems, disorder, social relations, social misfits, misfit, kidnapping, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: satire, yuppie, on the road, fired from the job, couples, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, nothing goes right, promotion, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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48%
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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, sexual relations, resort, singleness, youth, womanizer, lifestyle, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, suicide attempt, odd couple, poker game, cards, disorder, friends, screwball, family problems, separated, couples, indoor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, fish out of water, midlife crisis, nothing goes right, society, religions or cults, disorder, romance, husband wife relationship, immigrants, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, france, middle east, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Absolutely Fabulous (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The wildly popular British television show Absolutely Fabulous gets a Francophonic makeover with this film version directed by Gabriel Aghion. In this go around, Josiane Balasko and Nathalie Baye play the incorrigible Eddie and Patsy, who leave no ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, starting over, family relations, love and romance, society, parents and children, celebrity culture, americana, alcohol abuse, thirtysomething life, friendship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, woodstock, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Louis C.K.: Live at The Comedy Store (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: This material was developed and prepared over the last year or so, mostly in comedy clubs. This special kind of goes back to when he used to just make noises and be funny for no particular reason. It felt right to him to shoot this special in a club ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: family life, family relations, society, human nature, stand up special, honest, dialogue, culture clash, character study, storytelling, irreverent, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, satire, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, actor's life, interracial relations, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Traffic (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mr. Hulot is the head designer of the Altra Automotive Co. His latest invention is a newfangled camper car loaded with outrageous extra features. Along with the company's manager and publicity model, Hulot sets out from Paris with the intention ...
Style: road movie, stylized, humorous, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: car, on the road, traffic jam, fish out of water, misfit, lifestyle, disorder, stoners, technology, satire, driver, car trouble ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, france, paris france, europe, holland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, discrimination, hidden identity, gender, disorder, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, witty, clever, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: coincidence, couples, destiny, couple relations, human nature, society
Time: 50s, 90s, 20th century, year 1995, year 1945
Place: europe, japan, asia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: prank, high school life, high school, disorder, youth, hardcase students, rebellion, rebelliousness, silly humor, teachers and students, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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What a Drag (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A closeted gay man's attempt to "act straight" for the sake of his job has unexpected consequences.
Style: not serious, feel good, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: transvestism, infidelity, disco, gays and lesbians, hidden identity, love triangle, gender, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, society, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, lookalikes, satire, crumbling marriage, buddies, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hidden identity, unfulfillment, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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