Movies like Pearls of the Deep

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Pearls of the Deep (1965)
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Pearls of the Deep (1965)
Original name: Perličky na dně
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A manifesto of sorts for the Czech New Wave, this five-part anthology shows off the breadth of expression and the versatility of the movement’s directors. Based on stories by the legendary writer Bohumil Hrabal, the shorts range from the surreally chilling to the caustically observant to the casually romantic, but all have a cutting, wily view of the world.
Style: anthology, fairy tale, tragicomedy, avant garde
Plot: fiancee, insurance agent, motorcycle race, new wave, avant-garde, female director, teenager, horse, painter, dark humor, wedding, car, motorcycle, hotel, gypsy, death, racecar driver, suicide, journalist, train, hospital, restaurant, railway, cyclist, old man ...
Place: prague, central europe

Most similar movies to Pearls of the Deep

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about female nudity, hospital, husband wife relationship, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief), doctor and wedding mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Pearls of the Deep: A Hoof Here, a Hoof There (1989), The Cry (1964), The Millennial Bee (1983), Fruit of Paradise (1970), Panic Attack (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Hoof Here, a Hoof There (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two friends have sex just for fun. One day they make a blood test, just for fun, and they discover that one of them has AIDS, not knowing who.
Plot: sexual intercourse, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), talking after sex, male objectification, female nudity, sex, promiscuity, infection, morality, aids
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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The Cry (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While a woman is in the hospital preparing to deliver her child, her husband has all day to reflect upon his wife and their relationship. As he tends to his job as a television repairman, Slavek fondly remembers how he first met Ivana and the days ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: husband wife relationship, mechanic, school, artist, racism, flashback, newborn, sculptor, landlady, pregnant woman, debt, hysteria ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Millennial Bee (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Family saga taking place mostly in a small Slovakian village. The film captures the period of thirty years (1887-1917). The first part captures the life of Martin Pichandu in the development of his craft, masonry, in the second part, his son is ...
Style: epic
Plot: party, stork, meteorite, suicide, sex scene, river, church, fish, surrealism, car, world war one, alcohol ...
Time: 19th century
Place: czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Fruit of Paradise (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story is an allegory of Adam and Eve, in a modern (made in the '60s) Health Retreat. The action involves our hero wandering the grounds where she becomes obsessed with a mysterious man in red, who may or may not be a killer.
Style: allegory, psychedelic
Plot: adam and eve, female director, manipulative person, dead fish, philosophy, death by shooting, orange, mentally unstable, seductive behavior, carrot, sin, symbolism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Panic Attack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tragedy meets comedy in seven stories about how our entire world can collapse at any given moment.
Style: neurotic, non-linear, tragicomedy, humorous, light ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, group of friends, dark humor, multiple storylines, wedding day, comedy of manners, friend, wedding, wedding party, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, party, failed expectations ...
Place: central europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
I, Distressing God (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Adolf (Miloš Kopecký), the irresistible seducer of women, is fond of Janicka (Hana Lelitová), a novice opera singer. The girl, however, prefers famous men and Adolf thus does not have a single chance with her. One day in a hospital, he meets a ...
Plot: man with glasses, breaking the fourth wall, female objectification, intrigue, seducer, comedy of manners, fake identity, joke, greek, hospital, sex, manipulative behavior ...
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Without a Stitch (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a high-school girl complains of her inability to reach sexual climax, her doctor suggests that she keep a diary of her sexual encounters. She does just that and soon finds herself caught up in a sexual merry-go-round that includes making a ...
Style: erotic, sex comedy
Plot: hand job, lesbian, nipple, male nudity, teenage protagonist, bare breasts, perversion, rose, sex, woman on top, cunnilingus, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Home Care (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta attends her whimsical patients in Czech wine country and lives for her husband Lada and her daughter, but one day things change and Vlasta is forced to reach outside of her comfort zone. Drama and gentle humor ...
Style: disturbing, touching, talky, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: alternative medicine, medicine, death, hospital, husband wife relationship, nurse, doctor, painter, nurse patient relationship, wedding, funeral, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Very Late Afternoon of a Faun (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bachelor named Faun with a Don Juan complex, seized with a hypochondriac's fear of the ineluctable approach of death, enters a race against time's passage. Faun's sexual love is imbued with the narcissistic vanity of a ...
Plot: topless sunbathing, female director, barefoot woman, female nudity, girl, womanizer, old age, satire, flirting, flirt, fear of death
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Dodgeball (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh is a comedy about friendship, fateful loves, beauty and ugliness, alcohol, and the search for human happiness. The plot revolves around three friends - Jeff, Skippy and Tom - whose ups and ...
Style: non-linear, humorous, sexy, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, love, friendship between men, unrequited love, sexual desire, group of friends, classmate classmate relationship, reunion, midlife crisis, high school teacher, vulgarity, sexism ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
And in the Morning They Woke Up (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: And in The Morning They Woke Up
Plot: surrealism, hung over, flashback, vodka
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Acid House (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of ...
Style: surreal, humorous, mind bending, clever, realistic ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, dark humor, family relations, vengeance, murder, infidelity, s&m, vandalism, youth, society, god ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Senior Trip (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: tourist, horse, artist, underage drinking, vomiting, taxi, teenager, teenage girl, actor, virgin, bully, closeted homosexual ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, cult film ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, generation gap, political unrest, teenage life, innocence lost, parents and children, youth, politics, society, communism, bittersweet ...
Time: year 1968, 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
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, atmospheric, humorous, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: poet, traffic jam, apocalypse, dark humor, religions or cults, human nature, worldwide chaos, multiple storylines, surrealism, loneliness, insanity, insurance ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, russia, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 11K
Daisies (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap ...
Style: psychedelic, experimental, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: feminism, farce, satire, dark humor, nihilism, dumbwaiter, flapper, phallic symbol, collage, teenage girl, youth, best friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humour that hides their pain.
Plot: bare breasts, practical joke, train, teacher, mother daughter relationship, pregnant woman, false confession, classroom, smoking in bed, mentally challenged, police officer, shopping mall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Choke (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Style: cynical, melancholic, sexy, sexual, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, scam, sex addict, dysfunctional family, mental institution, parents and children, alzheimer's disease, life is a bitch, suffocation, depression, lie, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Romania, Hungary, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romania, 1968. Two very different brothers. Mihai is a secret police informant, Emil is a dedicated dissident. When they have the opportunity to have their ailing father’s eyes operated on in East Germany, the three set out on a moving odyssey.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, serious, entertaining ...
Plot: road trip, cold war, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, fight, arrested, family relations, death of father, doctor, politics, lifestyle change, changing lives ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In Jan Němec’s surreal fable, a picnic is rudely transformed into a lesson in political hierarchy when a handful of mysterious authority figures show up. This allegory about oppression and conformity was banned in its home country but became an ...
Style: allegory
Plot: hound dog, surrealism, picnic, conformity, symbolism, bully, tyranny, freedom, satire, dog, adopted son, nonconformity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Losing Ground (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A comedy-drama about a Black American female philosophy professor and her insensitive, philandering, and flamboyant artist husband who are having a marital crisis. When the wife goes off on an almost unbelievable journey to find "ecstasy", ...
Plot: painter, marriage, artist, female director, painting, swimming, professor, kissing, kiss, library, love triangle, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, sister sister relationship, confession, secret, jealousy, family life, family gatherings, family problems, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, long island, harvard university, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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About Schmidt (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys ...
Style: contemplative, tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: life changing, family life, on the road, wedding, letter, salesman, fish out of water, parents and children, golden years, introspection, elderly, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, denver colorado, kansas, nebraska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Staying Together (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After their father abruptly sells the beloved family-owned restaurant that has employed them for years, the charismatic McDermott boys - hot-tempered Brian (Quill), lovelorn Kit (Mulroney) and jokester Duncan (Astin) - find themselves at odds with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: restaurant, small town, infidelity, family business, family in crisis, drug abuse, family life, small town life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, americana, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 434
Traps (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After two troubled but powerful men rape a young hitchhiker who happens to be a vet, she drugs them and remove their testicles.
Plot: female director, politician, millionaire, revenge, rape, workout, female sexism, castration, misandry, golf, nudity (full frontal - brief), female sexist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mug (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jacek loves heavy metal and his dog. He converts the country lanes outside his door into a racing track and bombs down them in his little car. When he and his girlfriend Dagmara take to the dancefloor, everyone runs for cover. He enjoys his ...
Style: tragicomedy, compassionate, uplifting, ironic
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, village, new identity, disfigured face, adaptation, social misfits, mooning, reject, broken heart, life is a bitch, christianity ...
Place: poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What a Man Wants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two couples' windy comedy movie that is more dangerous than typhoons in Jeju Islands.
Plot: loss of wife, little boy, psychological manipulation, grave, male friendship, dream, rivalry, seductive behavior, text messaging, lego, taking off clothes, crying male ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Larks on a String (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the late 1940s, the film concerns the treatment of suspect "bourgeois elements", a professor, a saxophonist, and a milkman, who are put to work in a junkyard for rehabilitation.
Style: banned, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: politics, satire, mind control, against the rules, romance, confined, love and romance, society, isolation, prison life, couple relations, against the odds ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: europe, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Barney's Version (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Style: emotional, semi serious, witty, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: suicide, marriage, friendship, lifestyle, everyday life, marital problem, human nature, love and romance, aging, divorce, jewish, actress ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec, new york, montreal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Snake Brothers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Brothers Grass and Cobra Snake, in their late and early thirties respectively, live in a small Czech town not far from Prague. Coming from a disfunctional family, they both feel unable to build up a life to be satisfied with. Grass, unemployed and ...
Style: captivating, humorous, suspenseful, serious, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, manipulative woman, emotional blackmail, fight, drug addict, jail, family relations, police, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, betrayal, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%