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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, female nudity, pervert, house, maid, brothel, single mother, elevator, female protagonist, judge, sexual perversion ...
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, dishonesty, society, female nudity, couples, farce and love and romance 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, sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, working undercover, gender bending, dishonesty, vengeance, brothel, female nudity, farce, slut, sex scene
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, london, 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, sexy, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
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Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: england, africa, london, europe, scotland
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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, humorous, semi serious
Plot: fake doctor, unemployment, politics, society, bus, head of state, dishonesty, couples, disorder, heist, state affairs, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, asia, london, europe, india
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: dishonesty, prostitute, politics, injustice, workplace, state affairs, immigrants, social decay, love and romance, friendship, romance, society ...
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: cynical, witty, biting, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, head of state, disorder, society, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs, rise to the top, manipulations, media satire, media ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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62%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexual
Plot: dominatrix, farce, womanizer, disorder, couples, 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.
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Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: school, coming of age, power relations, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, innocence lost, teenage love, youth, high school, misfit, society, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sexual, erotic, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: prostitute, factory, sex, couples, disorder, dishonesty, farce, lifestyle, goofy hero, siblings relations, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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57%
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: offbeat, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 18th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nasty Neighbours (1999)
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Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Country: UK
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Style: live comedy, realistic, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bankers Also Have Souls (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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That's Carry On! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, biting, not serious, humorous, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, offbeat, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: basic training, obnoxious boss, power relations, boss and employee, workplace, gender, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, female protagonist, u.s. military, couples, military life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, pentagon, washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, witty, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: pimp, friendship, prostitution, morgue, cons and scams, nightshift, nightlife, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, sentimental, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, race against time, obsession, nothing goes right, teachers and students, chaos and mayhem, disorder, comedy of errors, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: cynical, offbeat, realistic, biting, semi serious ...
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36%