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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, sex comedy
Plot: brothel madam, prostitute, prostitution, sexual relations, suburbs, society, overnight success, dishonesty, sex addict, hidden identity, looking for sex, disgraced, gay, politics, sex scandal, business, fight, wedding, police, female nudity, court, pervert, house, masturbation, maid ...
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 sexy films with plots about couples, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, love and romance, female nudity and prostitute mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Personal Services: The Best House in London (1969), Foreign Body (1986), The Missionary (1982), Group Sex (2010), The Last Days of Switzerland (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Best House in London (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 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, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, working undercover, vengeance, gender bending, dishonesty, victorian england, brothel, hot, female nudity, slut, farce, sex scene
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, asia, england, india, europe
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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, realistic, humorous
Plot: fake doctor, bus, unemployment, life is a bitch, romance, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, society, head of state, love and romance, switching roles ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, asia, india, europe
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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, humorous, sexy, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, bishop, satire, going straight, nosy, religions or cults, disorder, couples, couple relations, fall in love, clergy, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: london, england, africa, europe, scotland
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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, semi serious, humorous, sex comedy, witty ...
Plot: sex addict, wooing, love at first sight, nymphomaniac, lifestyle, looking for love, rehabilitation, looking for sex, fall in love, friendship, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, social decay, injustice, state affairs, immigrants, politics, workplace, satire, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
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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: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: dominatrix, sexy legs, disorder, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, farce, womanizer, transplant, sexy woman, stockings, accident ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 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: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, society, state affairs, manipulations, media, head of state, dishonesty, ambition, rise to the top, media satire, political corruption ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, escort, brothel, farm, couples, romance, society, misfit, prostitution, call girl, rivalry, adult virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, new zealand
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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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: prostitution, limousine, american flag, media coverage, media, legal action, state affairs, legal, politics, society, dishonesty, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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 ...
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Plot: prostitution, pimp, friendship, morgue, nightshift, cons and scams, nightlife, misfit, nothing goes right, fish out of water, goofy hero, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two lowlifes with active fantasy sex lives deliver potatoes to various restaurants and grocers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: couples, working class, looking for sex, workplace situations, sexual relations, love and romance, partners, phone sex, husband wife relationship, love triangle, sex maniac, mate swapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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: stylized, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: society, comedy of errors, love affair, parents and children, pregnancy, wedding, romance, love and romance, master and servant, estate, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, england
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Rub & Tug (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rub & Tug is a sexy comedy that takes place at a "full body" massage parlour.
Style: humorous, sexy, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: massage parlor, couples, workplace situations, intrigue, prostitute, workplace, sexual relations, silly humor, vice, sex trafficking, sex trade, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
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Stella Street (2004)
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Duration: 80 min.
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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, erotic, semi serious, sexual ...
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Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
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Basic Training (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Melinda comes to Washington DC to visit her friend Debbie, and to find a job in government, where she hopes to do her part to make it better. She gets a lower echelon administrative position at the Pentagon, and finds things pretty slack. Her boss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sexy ...
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Escort in love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Doc Martin (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doc Martin tells the tale of Martin Clunes' character in the film, in the months leading up to the Saving Grace story. Martin Bamford is a heart-broken London obstetrician, in a jealous rage after he finds out that his wife has been sleeping ...
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Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
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Nasty Neighbours (1999)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 89 min.
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The Players (2012)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
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42%
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: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
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Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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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 ...
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