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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, dog, journey, friendship, destiny, artifact, singer, farm, poverty, search, police station, innocence, belly dancer, dog training, knife, police arrest, brawl ...
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 friends, love and romance, friendship, on the road, self discovery, couples and hopes mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Bombón: El Perro: Intimate Stories (2002), Cleopatra (2003), Vincent Wants to Sea (2010), Common Ground (2002), Las Acacias (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, small town, parents and children, down on your luck, rise to the top, small town life, human nature, friendship, redemption, destiny, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Vincent Wants to Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vincent, a young man who suffers from Tourette's syndrome, has just lost his mother. His father, a successful politician, does not want to take care of him and therefore places him into a mental institution. He is put into a room with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, neurotic
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Common Ground (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Las Acacias (2011)
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Lulu (2014)
Genre: Drama
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Style: humorous, sincere, sexual, touching, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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