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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, fish out of water, workplace, seaport, obnoxious boss, goofy hero, workplace situations, one last chance, power relations, family relations, church, inventor, lighthouse, pursuit, sailboat, boat, sailing boat, river, vineyard ...
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, farce, workplace, power relations, silly humor, workplace situations and goofy hero mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Musical genres. Some movies like The Little Bather: The Tattoo (1968), The Band (1970), Oscar (1967), The Discord (1978), What a Beautiful Day (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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: obsessive quest, goofy hero, rivalry, dishonesty, quibbling, palaces castles and temples, dealer, disorder, silly humor, satire, uninhibited rivalry, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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95%
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The Band (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: France, Italy
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: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, goofy hero, quibbling, workplace situations, farce, disorder, family relations, power relations, boss and employee, babies and infants, misunderstanding, ballet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: comedy of errors, farce, mistaken identity, parents and children, cons and scams, boss and employee, embezzlement, accountant, disorder, power relations, silly humor, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.4
 3K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, silly humor, couples, environmental health, family problems, disorder, inventions and discoveries, quibbling, couple relations, relationship vs career, technology gone awry, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, disorder, power relations, love and romance, workplace situations, danger, urban, silly humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, love and romance, workplace romance, goofy hero, workplace situations, breakup, rivalry, workplace, farce, boss and employee, disorder, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, boss and employee, fall in love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, farce, law enforcement, love and romance, power relations, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, not serious, realistic
Plot: chase, farce, transvestism, storage unit, workplace situations, silly humor, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, investigation, chases and races, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, comedy of errors, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, farce, power relations, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, silly humor, camp, injection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, track down, stowaway, misfit, chase, family relations, disorder, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, workplace situations, down on your luck, boss and employee, farce, power relations, new year's eve, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, realistic, witty, humorous, road movie
Plot: siblings relations, couple relations, eccentric family, boss and employee, parents and children, overbearing, couples, power relations, disorder, family relations, profanity, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, family life, misfit, culture clash, society, disorder, family relations, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, monaco, europe, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace, loss of job, road trip, save the day, unfulfillment, on the road, husband wife relationship, brothel, bus driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, city life, couple relations, lifestyle, society, workplace, office worker, overheard conversation, loneliness, hardware store, top executive, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, biting ...
Plot: factory worker, hitman, vengeance, unemployment, obnoxious boss, partners, assassination attempt, rivalry, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: parallel world, chase, fish out of water, goofy hero, rivalry, crimes, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, farce, loneliness, foot chase, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, humorous, not serious
Plot: buddies, friends, lifestyle, farce, partners, workplace situations, couples, couple relations, love and romance, workplace, disorder, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Green Green Grass (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Green Green Grass is a new comedy series and is a spin-off from Only Fools And Horses. It features the characters of Boycie and Marlene and introduces their son, Tyler, now 15 years old. Since we last met them, Boycie's second-hand car empire ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, sitcom, realistic
Plot: farm, fish out of water, lifestyle, eccentric family, starting over, boss and employee, disorder, social differences, society, obnoxious boss, countryside, english countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Mr. Accident (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 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, realistic, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Plot: power relations, disorder, workplace situations, farce, unlikely couple, love and romance, goofy hero, rivalry, save the day, nothing goes right, underdog, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, fighting the system, nothing goes right, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, thirtysomething life, misfit, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: prank, high school life, high school, disorder, youth, hardcase students, rebellion, rebelliousness, silly humor, teachers and students, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, biting ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, parents and children, society, performer's life, estrangement, family relations, communication problem, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, family outing
Plot: terrorism, culture clash, fish out of water, farce, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, partners, goofy hero, society, disorder, nude beach, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, offbeat ...
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, farce, rich and poor, social differences, cons and scams, disorder, bad trip, dishonesty, society, tourism, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: farce, chaos and mayhem, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, nothing goes right, disorder, archbishop, explosion, factory, bank robbery, tape recorder, job ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, biting ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, disorder, culture clash, society, workplace, supportive coworker, misfit, social relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, disorder, family problems, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, workplace, cooking and food, power relations, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, rivalry, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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