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Bombón: El Perro (2004)
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Bombón: El Perro (2004)
Original name: Bombón, el perro
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.Life is no bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan "Coco" Villegas. He, who has been a gas station attendant for twenty years in Patagonia, finds himself jobless overnight. He first tries to survive by selling knives of his own making. But business is bad and he can't find real work. One day though, after fixing a vehicle on a farm, he gets paid by means of a ... beautiful Argentinian watch-dog! From this blessed day on, things start shaping well at last... Written by Guy Bellinger
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: on the road, mechanic, unemployment, gas station, friends, love and romance, self discovery, countryside, down on your luck, bittersweet, dog, journey, friendship, destiny, artifact, singer, security guard, farm, poverty, animal sex, search, brawl, police station, innocence, belly dancer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, friends, friendship, on the road, self discovery, couples and bittersweet mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Bombón: El Perro: Intimate Stories (2002), Cleopatra (2003), Live-In Maid (2004), Common Ground (2002), Leaving No Trace (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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 6.7
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
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Live-In Maid (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Buenos Aires is in a deep recession. As the money runs out, the relationship between an employer and her live-in maid changes dramatically.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching
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Time: 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Common Ground (2002)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Leaving No Trace (2000)
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Duration: 109 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Lulu (2014)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 695
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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32%
 5.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.8
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