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The Little Bather (1968)
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The Little Bather (1968)
Original name: Le Petit Baigneur
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not realizing that man is his only chance to land a vital contract with the Italian magnate Marcello Cacciaperotti. So he has to find him at his extremely rural birthplace in 'la France profonde', which proves a torturous odyssey for the spoiled rich man; when he does get there his torment is far from over: the country bumpkin refuses to resume his slavish position now the shoe is on the other foot, so Fourchaume is dragged along in the boorish family life, and at times unable to control his temper, which may cost him more credit then he painstakingly builds up...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious
Plot: boat chase, village, village life, social differences, boss and employee, countryside, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, obnoxious boss, fish out of water, workplace situations, one last chance, seaport, power relations, church, inventor, lighthouse, boat, sailing boat, river, vineyard, boss, farce, redhead ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, south of france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films with plots about disorder, power relations, workplace, farce, goofy hero, workplace situations and boss and employee mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Musical genres. Some movies like The Little Bather: The Tattoo (1968), Oscar (1967), The Band (1970), What a Beautiful Day (2011), Welcome Aboard (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Tattoo (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An art dealer wants to buy a Modigliani, which is tattooed on the back of an old soldier.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: dishonesty, dealer, disorder, partners, obsession, palaces castles and temples, quibbling, farce, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, obsessive quest, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Oscar (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film originated as a play in Paris. The story focuses on the one-day adventures of Bertrand Barnier played with a genius of French cinema, Louis de Funes. In the same morning he learns that his daughter is pregnant, an employee stole a large ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: farce, accountant, mistaken identity, parents and children, cons and scams, boss and employee, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, embezzlement, power relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
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85%
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The Band (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Evan Evans, the director of a ballet troupe, is rehearsing his next show in Monaco, in preparation for a worldwide tour. When one member of his troupe leaves to get married, Evans imposes a regime of strict discipline on his remaining dancers. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: quibbling, workplace situations, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, farce, babies and infants, boss and employee, disorder, power relations, family relations, audition, misunderstanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
What a Beautiful Day (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Checco, an uneducated but self-satisfied fellow from Milan, who has always dreamed of becoming a police officer, fails his entrance exam for the third time. It must be said that at the oral examination Checco said that the reason why he wanted to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: goofy hero, fall in love, workplace, terrorism, danger, disorder, love and romance, power relations, workplace situations, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Welcome Aboard (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, HR of a large cruise company, made the mistake of choosing her boss as a lover. Before embarking on the maiden voyage of the new flagship of the fleet, though, he decided to disembark from their relationship! Some women take their revenge ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: cruise, workplace situations, love and romance, goofy hero, workplace romance, boss and employee, breakup, workplace, farce, disorder, rivalry, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: relationship vs career, eccentric family, technology gone awry, quibbling, inventions and discoveries, environmental health, couples, disorder, family problems, ambition, farce, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: farce, chase, transvestism, investigation, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, chases and races, nothing goes right, goofy hero, drag, club ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, england
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73%
The Troops Get Married (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Saint-Tropez police launch a major offensive against dangerous drivers. Marechal Cruchot (Louis de Funès) relishes the assignment, which he pursues with a manic zeal. Cruchot is after an offending driver, who turns out to be Josépha (Claude ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nun, fall in love, boss and employee, goofy hero, farce, workplace, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, law enforcement, power relations, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Carry on Again Doctor (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hospital, farce, power relations, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, doctors and patients, workplace, disorder, british, medical
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: office, workplace, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, comedy of errors, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
White Collar Blues (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: office, disorder, nothing goes right, down on your luck, boss and employee, goofy hero, power relations, workplace situations, workplace, bad luck, new year's eve, surrealism
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Louise-Michel (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: not serious, biting, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: factory, factory worker, vengeance, assassination attempt, down on your luck, boss and employee, crimes, nothing goes right, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Stromberg - Der Film (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The celebration of the 50th anniversary of “Capitol-Insurance” is due – that's what the bosses thought. All employees are invited to join the party in a hotel. However, rumors say the company's not doing very well. To avoid ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, road trip, loss of job, save the day, unfulfillment, on the road, wedding party, brothel, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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61%
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Seuls Two (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bumbling Paris policeman is doggedly determined to capture the master thief that repeatedly eludes him, even when they're the last two men on Earth.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, entertaining, offbeat
Plot: chase, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, farce, parallel world, police, loneliness, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dans le quartier du Sentier, Eddie Vuibert, Dov et Yvan sont confrontés aux procédés pour le moins expéditifs de leur nouveau client, Eurodiscount, une chaîne européenne d'hypermarchés. Karine, lasse des turpitudes de son volage époux, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: fall in love, social differences, lifestyle, materialism, society, couples, disorder, dealer, dishonesty, partners, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Upswing (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Katri and Janne want to make a trip, which none of their friends have made. They end up in Jakomäki.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, disorder, bad trip, social differences, farce, society, dishonesty, financial problem, tourism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Three Men and a Leg (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three friends leave Milan by car heading south. Two of them are married to two sisters, the third one is going to marry the third sister. The marriage is going to take place in the villa of their vulgar but very rich father in law. They are also ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic, road movie
Plot: siblings relations, nothing goes right, fall in love, on the road, family relations, power relations, overbearing, parody, couples, disorder, boss and employee, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
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60%
The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, misfit, stowaway, track down, chase, disorder, family relations, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, france, french riviera, europe, new york ...
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59%
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Park Benches (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As she does every morning, Lucie takes advantage of her journey to work to lose herself for a while in the pages of a good book. And as she does every morning, she joins her colleagues at the office with a smile. It's a working day just like ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty
Plot: office, society, lifestyle, couple relations, city life, workplace, loneliness, hardware store, office worker, overheard conversation, love and romance, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: prank, disorder, youth, high school, high school life, hardcase students, rebellion, rebelliousness, coming of age, teachers and students, boxer shorts, baby girl ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The French Minister (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, workplace, un, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, administration, boss and employee, chief of staff, international relations, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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58%
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: workplace, law firm, fish out of water, misfit, introspection, fighting the system, disorder, thirtysomething life, stoners, power relations, workplace situations, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, love triangle, couples, disorder, social relations, rich and poor, love and romance, couple relations, social differences, misfit, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.3
 996
Mr. Accident (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mr Accident is a satirical, romantic rocket ride through the lives of a bunch of losers hurtling into the chaos that is contemporary life. It's a circus of cool catastrophes underpinned by a moral tale about the downside of addiction and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, touching, exciting ...
Plot: power relations, workplace situations, farce, unlikely couple, love and romance, disorder, cons and scams, underdog, rivalry, workplace intrigue, goofy hero, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Vive la France (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: terrorism, fish out of water, farce, culture clash, goofy hero, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, partners, disorder, society, half brother half brother relationship, nude beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: biting, semi serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, disorder, fish out of water, society, lifestyle, communication problem, family relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, estrangement, costume, tarzan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace situations, friendship, misfit, society, disorder, workplace, social relations, supportive coworker, culture clash, couple relations, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: iron curtain, farce, nothing goes right, political unrest, goofy hero, clergy, dishonesty, disorder, screwball, espionage, tourist, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Tuche Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyone in the village of Bouzolles knows the Tuche family, who live by the philosophy "Man is not made to work." Despite their lack of money, they strive to be happy... that is, until their hand-to-mouth existence is turned on its head. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: social differences, lottery, life turned upside down, eccentric family, fish out of water, misfit, society, culture clash, family life, disorder, family relations, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, cote d'azur, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, village, social relations, village life, village idiot, frenchman, merchant, drunken man
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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