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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: funny, sexy, humorous, witty, light, atmospheric, thought provoking, breathtaking, melancholic, dramatic ...
Plot: christmas, dark humor, transvestite, catastrophe, art, islam, suicide, tragedy, wartime, brutality, runaway, childhood, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, mentor, vengeance, sacrifice, manipulation, greed, trapped in an elevator, melancholy, french, finnish, irreverent, guilt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, japan, tokyo, europe

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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 witty films with plots about couples, disorder, couple relations, society, catastrophe, culture clash and satire mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Santa Claus Is a Stinker: French Fried Vacation 3 (2006), Dead Tired (1994), Max mon amour (1986), Playtime (1967), The Dinner Game (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
French Fried Vacation 3 (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: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, sexual
Plot: friends, couple relations, friendship, couples, resort, infidelity, love and romance, gays and lesbians, catastrophe, coming out, seaside, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, mediterranean sea, sardinia
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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: absurd, light, talky, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: french, dysfunctional family, twins, self discovery, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, satire, cinema, gangsters, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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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: realistic, clever, humorous, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: zoophilia, love and romance, dark humor, obsession, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, bestiality, chimpanzee, maid, diplomat, human animal relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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: surreal, humorous, witty, funny, talky ...
Plot: tourist, restaurant, farce, culture clash, architecture, chaos, airport, fish out of water, city life, skyscraper, human existence, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: feel good, funny, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: french, misfit, screwball, farce, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, mistaken identity, destiny, greed, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, fairy tale ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, couple relations, crimes, husband wife relationship, notoriety, farmer, lawyer, divorce, french countryside, village, murder, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, usa, los angeles
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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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, adultery, adulterer, nothing goes right, easter, disorder, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, airport, seduction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, love triangle, social differences, infidelity, couples, misfit, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, social relations, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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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: suspense, biting, surreal, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, satire, culture clash, bittersweet, performer's life, family relations, communication problem, estrangement, disorder, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: disorder, elderly, nothing goes right, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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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, misfit, social misfits, disorder, family problems, social relations, farce, child in peril, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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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, semi serious, witty, surreal ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, television, jazz, midlife crisis, film history ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, absurd, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, monk, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, mistaken identity, visceral, s&m, estrangement, social decay, courtroom, incest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, spain, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: husband wife relationship, nothing goes right, family life, domestic disturbance, couple relations, family problems, couples, countryside, family in crisis, house, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: parody, witty, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, racism, farce, dark humor, prejudice, movie business, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, self discovery, fired from the job, on the road, nothing goes right, couples, americana, fish out of water, love and romance, hopes, promotion, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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: witty, cynical, atmospheric, funny, humorous ...
Plot: dark humor, character study, honest, culture clash, irreverent, family relations, human nature, family life, society, stand up special, divorce, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, light ...
Plot: couples, family relations, family problems, life turned upside down, disorder, family in crisis, couple relations, adoption, coming of age, celebrity culture, female nudity, female director
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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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, fashion, starting over, family relations, parents and children, celebrity culture, society, love and romance, thirtysomething life, alcohol abuse, friendship, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
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Tanguy (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: mama's boy, nothing goes right, living with parents, family life, leaving home, breaking point, dark humor, family problems, parents and children, independence, psychoanalysis, separation from family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, france, china, beijing china
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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: funny, sexy, humorous, witty, sex comedy ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: cote d'azur, france, saint tropez, french riviera, provence ...
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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: funny, buddy movie, atmospheric, feel good, humorous ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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35%
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Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: coincidence, couple relations, destiny, human nature, couples, dark humor, society
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Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
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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: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic ...
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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: disturbing, sexy, suspense, biting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, abortion, suburbs, bdsm, misfit, loser, foot fetish, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol abuse, middle class, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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34%
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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, melancholic, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: funny, humorous, feel good, witty, melancholic ...
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Traffic (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: road movie, sexy, stylized, funny, bad ending ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family problems, family life, interracial relations, parents and children, eccentric family, society, couples, dysfunctional family, dark humor, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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