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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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, clever, talky, light, breathtaking ...
Plot: christmas, social misfits, human nature, nothing goes right, urban, misfit, society, disorder, mentally unstable, couple relations, breakup, couples, family problems, social worker, transvestite, ensemble, trapped in an elevator, repairman, strait jacket, oyster, zoo, rabbit, power failure, loneliness, pharmacy ...
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, farce, society, culture clash and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Santa Claus Is a Stinker: Max mon amour (1986), A Crime in Paradise (2001), I Want to Go Home (1989), The Dinner Game (1998), French Twist (1995). 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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, unlikely couple, farce, human nature, obsession, love triangle, animal life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: hotel, couple relations, transvestism, couples, office, resort, gays and lesbians, vengeance, friendship, infidelity, reunion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, mediterranean sea
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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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, couple relations, murder, crimes, couples, investigation, small town life, countryside, small town, village life, deadly, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, usa, los angeles
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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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, estrangement, society, family relations, disorder, artists and showbiz, communication problem, lifestyle, palace, director ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: goofy hero, french, farce, nothing goes right, ambition, disorder, misfit, mistress, comedy of errors, contests and competitions, fool, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, surprise ending, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, couples, gays and lesbians, lesbian, menage a trois, self discovery, van, polyamory, vengeance, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
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59%
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, suicide, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
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57%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, buddies, hidden identity, twins, best friend, country, small town, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, 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: clever, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, self discovery, couple relations, cons and scams, mistaken identity, showbiz, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life, twins, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
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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: semi serious, witty, realistic, clever, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, jazz, actor's life, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, showbiz, lifestyle, actress, actor, drink, drinking, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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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: clever, stylized, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, tourist, farce, goofy hero, culture clash, city life, tour, glass, fish out of water, misfit, urban, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, estrangement, nothing goes right, family problems, family relations, disorder, golden years, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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48%
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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: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, couples, human nature, couple relations, society
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, year 1995, year 1945
Place: asia, europe, prague, japan
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: suicide, violence, police, social misfits, farce, mistaken identity, society, disorder, hidden identity, misfit, family problems, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples, family relations, interracial relations, siblings relations, family life, family problems, uninvited guest, ping pong ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
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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, clever, dark humor, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, society, incest, s&m, sniper, chaos and mayhem, social decay, chaos, human nature, estrangement, religions or cults, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: friendship, summer vacation, extramarital affair, beach, buddies, resort, one-night stand, ladykiller, free love, flirt, hotel, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, couple relations, culture clash, romance, midlife crisis, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, couples, disorder, immigrants, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, israel, europe, middle east, tel aviv israel
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40%
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, ambition, couples, small town, family problems, disorder, couple relations, eccentric family, relationship vs career, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, quibbling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
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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, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: womanizer, farce, infidelity, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, disorder, deception, undressing, airport, female nudity, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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39%
I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: disorder, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, father son relationship, army general, archbishop, factory worker, bureaucracy, operating room, class differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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38%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, parents and children, cabaret, eccentric family, gender bending, family relations, disorder, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, southern france, saint tropez ...
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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy
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, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, incest, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, society, family relations, murder, couples, greed, poverty, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Libertine (2000)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: French philosopher Denis Diderot produces the first encyclopedia while indulging in 18th-century decadence.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: estate, writer's life, against the rules, sex, artist, french, philosopher, religions or cults, fighting the system, rebellion, society, clergy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
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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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: fashion, sexual relations, celebrity culture, thirtysomething life, americana, couples, starting over, parents and children, alcohol abuse, love and romance, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france, woodstock
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An Elephant Can Be Extremely Deceptive (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Etienne falls in love with a sexy woman he meets in his bureau. This woman is then chosen for an advertisement... He will do everything for conquering her, unless telling it his wife.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: infidelity, tennis, farce, buddies, fall in love, midlife crisis, mannequin, love and romance, couples, friends, obsession, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, arc de triomphe paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: babies and infants, buddies, life turned upside down, fish out of water, disorder, friends, self discovery, parents and children, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, delivery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Tanguy (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, family in crisis, flat, parent child relationship, mama's boy, family life, rivalry, family problems, family relations, disorder, intrigue ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, china, paris france, beijing china
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A Day at the Museum (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Un conservateur terrorisé par les plantes vertes, une mère plastifiée pour être exposée, un ballet de Saintes Vierges, des gardiens épuisés par Rodin, un ministre perdu dans une exposition de sexes, une voiture disparue au parking Rembrandt, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, human nature, chaos and mayhem, stowaway, snobbism, tour guide, painting, art, son murders mother, nature, art history ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Not Everybody's Lucky Enough to Have Communist Parents (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual
Plot: politics, music band, store, soldier, idealism, fall in love, love and romance, society, state affairs, utopia, listening to music, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1958
Place: france, russia, paris france
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