Movies like Personal Services

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Personal Services (1987)
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Personal Services (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne. The story follows Christine Painter (Julie Walters) as the down-at-heel waitress who, with the help of prostitute Shirley (Shirley Stelfox) and cross-dressing Wing Commander Morten (Alec McCowen), seeks to up her earnings by turning her suburban home into a brothel. Before long she and her girls are chaining up judges, spanking Generals and attending to the needs of Honourable Members. Christine sees herself as providing a vital service to these harmless pervs and when finally the house is busted and the case comes to court, it's fair to say that the presiding judge isn't unfamiliar with her work.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, brothel madam, sexual relations, society, overnight success, dishonesty, sex addict, hidden identity, looking for sex, disgraced, suburbs, politics, sex scandal, business, wedding, female nudity, pervert, house, maid, brothel, single mother, elevator, female protagonist, judge ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Personal Services

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about society, disorder, dishonesty, prostitute, couples, love and romance and female nudity mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Personal Services: The Best House in London (1969), The Missionary (1982), Foreign Body (1986), The Last Days of Switzerland (1999), Percy (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Best House in London (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.
Style: sexy, realistic, sexual, semi serious, humorous
Plot: prostitute, vengeance, working undercover, dishonesty, gender bending, brothel, sex scene, slut, female nudity, farce
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, asia, india, england, europe
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95%
The Missionary (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes
Style: clever, semi serious, sexy, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: bishop, prostitute, nosy, religions or cults, couple relations, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, going straight, disorder, couples, society ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: england, africa, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fake doctor, switching roles, love and romance, state affairs, romance, bus, couples, dishonesty, disorder, life is a bitch, head of state, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: dishonesty, prostitute, politics, workplace, injustice, immigrants, state affairs, social decay, friendship, love and romance, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, disorder, dishonesty, society, ambition, media, manipulations, rise to the top, head of state, state affairs, media satire ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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61%
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Percy (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous
Plot: dominatrix, farce, disorder, couples, womanizer, transplant, sex, hospital, accident
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: offbeat, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: relocation, house, love and romance, family relations, social differences, society, couples, property
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Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Giovannona Long-Thigh (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Legendary director Sergio Martino takes the helm for this sexploitation classic concerning the scandal that erupts when the panicked head of a high-profile cheese production company hires a beautiful prostitute to seduce an unsuspecting Cabinet ...
Style: sexy, realistic, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: prostitute, factory, sex, couple relations, sexual relations, goofy hero, siblings relations, lifestyle, disorder, couples, dishonesty, farce ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Group Sex (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Herman has a weakness for strip clubs. Donny has a thing for condiments and Tiffany is a newly celibate martial artist. These are Andy's new friends after he unsuspectingly follows his dream girl into a sexual addiction recovery group. At first ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sex addict, wooing, nymphomaniac, sex, love at first sight, couples, weakness, dishonesty, looking for love, hidden identity, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An enchanting comedy set in post-World War Two Britain. It studies a teenage boy's relationships and period of sexual awakening. A cricket-obsessed adolescent, Alan Duckworth lusts after his classmate Ann. When the pair score the lead roles in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Plot: coming of age, school, friends, power relations, high school, youth, innocence lost, love and romance, young heroes, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, coming of age, eccentric family, parents and children, immigrants, love and romance, teenage life, city life, youth, haunted by the past, urban, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Man About the House (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unscrupulous property developer wants to flatten the street to make way for new buildings.Householder George Roper is happy to take the offered money and run but his wife Mildred and their lodgers join with other residents to take a stand and ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sex, landlord, apartment, couples, disorder, couple relations, social relations, restaurant, laxative, henpecked husband, long haired male, chef ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Escort in love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 35 year old Alice has a husband and a son. Her life seems a beautiful dream, but it soon turns out to be a nightmare. Her husband dies in a car accident and her lawyer tells her that she is on her uppers. The only way she finds to earn money in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, prostitute, life turned upside down, hidden identity, couples, disorder, working class, rich and poor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family.
Style: witty, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: society, estate, romance, master and servant, parents and children, love affair, love and romance, power relations, family relations, comedy of errors, couples, pregnancy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
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Place: england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The world's most famous madame is called to Washington to testify before Congress.
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Doc Martin (2001)
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Country: UK
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Couch Trip (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, dark humor ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Calcium Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When milkman Jimmy Connelly accidentally puts Britain's contender for the World title out of action, he is propelled from amateur boxer to the world stage and announced as the replacement contender for the championship fight.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, florida, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sensation (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Man-boy farmer Donal discovers that his father has suddenly passed away. Now on his own, Donal attempts to lose his virginity by hiring a prostitute to help him get out of his rut. And so he meets Kim, an aging Kiwi escort. After engaging in a ...
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, farm, brothel, call girl, couples, society, misfit, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, death in the family, adult virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Pool Boys (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A pool boy and a gardener turn an empty mansion into a home for women who belong to the world's oldest profession.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: semi serious, biting, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: unfulfillment, celebrity culture, suburban life, suburbs, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, culture clash, fish out of water, social decay, buddies, disorder, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Up Pompeii (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A funny thing happens to Lurcio (Frankie Howerd) on the way to the rent-a-vestal-virgin market stall. A mysterious scroll falls into his hands, listing the names of all the conspirators plotting to murder Emperor Nero. And when the upstart slave is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: roman empire, assassination, espionage, rivalry, sexual relations, state affairs, heroes, mate swapping, farce, deadly, dishonesty, public bath ...
Time: ancient history
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Little Britain: Live (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The many hilarious characters of Little Britain are taken to the stage in this brilliant live performance by Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
Style: live comedy, offbeat, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: showbiz, gays and lesbians, village life, social misfits, coming out, village, working class, misfit, lifestyle, human nature, society, comedy team ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bankers Also Have Souls (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gregoire is retiring after many years with the same bank, and his collegues surprise him with the gift of a beautiful call girl...
Style: sexual, realistic, sexy, humorous, erotic ...
Plot: disorder, dishonesty, couples, prostitute, golden years, love and romance, couple relations, romance, retiring, mistaken identity, gift, adultery ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
That's Carry On! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Celebrating twenty years of classic Carry On films, two of the films’ best-loved stars, Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor return to Pinewood film studios to unwrap some rib-tickling moments from the series. From the original, military mayhem of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: intrigue, royal family, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, talky ...
Plot: prostitution, pimp, friendship, morgue, cons and scams, nightlife, nightshift, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins. If anyone can prevent the oncoming apocalypse it's the ...
Style: not serious, biting, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: danger, island, politics, society, state affairs, head of state, chaos and mayhem, chaos, terrorism, political satire, task force, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: caribbean, usa, england, soviet union, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russell has been expelled from several schools for lewd, crude and nude conduct. Busterburger University is his last chance at education and satisfying his disappointed parents
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: school, teachers and students, workplace, workplace situations, college life, student life, power relations, youth, college, university, prostitute, sex scene ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sex Crazy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nono is a young schizophrenic who believes himself destined to stop the global arms race. He has always lived alone with his overwhelming mother, now he meets crazy Ramon.
Style: sexual, realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, fish out of water, sexual abuse, chaos, disorder, mental illness, mental institution, sexual relations, chaos and mayhem, misfit, virginity, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%