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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, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, looking for sex, sex scandal, politics, suburbs, dishonesty, society, hidden identity, sexual relations, overnight success, sex addict, disgraced, brothel madam, sex party, brothel, naked woman, handjob, music score features piano, woman smoker, man dressed as woman, women fight, landlord, bathing, advertisement ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe

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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 disorder, society, dishonesty, couples, prostitute, love and romance and farce mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Personal Services: The Missionary (1982), Foreign Body (1986), The Best House in London (1969), Night Shift (1982), The Couch Trip (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, bishop, couple relations, religions or cults, fall in love, society, clergy, going straight, rescue, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: africa, england, london, europe, scotland
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 6.0
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fake doctor, unemployment, romance, politics, indian lead, head of state, switching roles, bus, heist, dishonesty, love and romance, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, asia, europe, india, london
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87%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: prostitute, vengeance, brothel, gender bending, working undercover, dishonesty, female nudity
Time: 19th century, victorian england
Place: asia, england, europe, india, london
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82%
 6.5
 12K
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, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, prostitute, friendship, morgue, buddies, nightlife, nothing goes right, misfit, disorder, goofy hero, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: prostitution, sexual fantasy, media coverage, sex, american flag, limousine, on the road, prostitute, strong sexual content, legal action, politics, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Couch Trip (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: comedy of errors, hidden identity, mistaken identity, mental institution, screwball, nothing goes right, disorder, clergy, doctors and patients, mental illness, radio show, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, illinois, los angeles ...
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61%
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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, factory, sex, farce, sexual relations, judge, jealousy, couples, goofy hero, couple relations, sexual abuse, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: dominatrix, disorder, farce, womanizer, transplant, couples, accident, hospital, sex
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: not serious, clever, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: politics, head of state, rise to the top, media satire, political corruption, ambition, dishonesty, media, society, state affairs, manipulations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 224
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: golden years, prostitute, mistaken identity, dishonesty, romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, love and romance, retiring, retirement, falling into water ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Nasty Neighbours (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, immigrants, love triangle, family conflict, eccentric family, coming of age, family life, urban, love and romance, youth, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
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Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stella Street (2004)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 88
Sex Crazy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, mental institution, chaos and mayhem, mental illness, chaos, disorder, sexual abuse, fish out of water, misfit, female prisoner, octopus ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Calcium Kid (2004)
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Country: UK
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Place: england, europe, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, realistic, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Consuming Passions (1988)
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Country: UK
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Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Little Britain: Live (2006)
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Country: UK
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The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Clockwise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, obsession, race against time, disorder, teachers and students, chaos and mayhem, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 280
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: prostitute, farm, call girl, brothel, misfit, romance, death in the family, twentysomething life, love and romance, society, couples, adult virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: intrigue, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Rosebud Beach Hotel (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After taking over a failing Miami hotel with her workaholic fiance, Elliot, Tracy thinks Monique Gabrielle has seduced her better half-to-be. She then tries to have an affair of her own, and arranges for hookers to become bellhops. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, hotel, cons and scams, comedy of errors, workplace situations, beach resort, romance, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, workplace, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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