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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, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: boat chase, fish out of water, obnoxious boss, village, boss and employee, countryside, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, disorder, goofy hero, social differences, village life, one last chance, plaster cast, lighthouse keeper, boat accident, river boat, shipyard, dessert, sinking boat, canoe, contract, lighthouse, severed foot ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, seaport, 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, goofy hero, farce, workplace, fish out of water, power relations and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like The Little Bather: The Tattoo (1968), Oscar (1967), The Discord (1978), The Band (1970), The Wild Goose Chase (1975). 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, disorder, palaces castles and temples, countryside, goofy hero, odd couple, obsessive quest, obsession, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
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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: farce, comedy of errors, cons and scams, mistaken identity, dishonesty, disorder, boss and employee, parents and children, love and romance, power relations, embezzlement, accountant ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
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85%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, ambition, couples, small town, family problems, disorder, couple relations, eccentric family, relationship vs career, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, quibbling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
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75%
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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: humorous, not serious, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: farce, babies and infants, goofy hero, disorder, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, boss and employee, quibbling, family relations, power relations, audition, ballet ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, europe, france
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60%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, nothing goes right, chases and races, disorder, goofy hero, investigation, workplace situations, workplace, drag, club ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, england
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54%
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: goofy hero, farce, nothing goes right, fall in love, nun, disorder, officers and cadets, boss and employee, law enforcement, gendarme, power relations, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera
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47%
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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, estrangement, society, family relations, disorder, artists and showbiz, communication problem, lifestyle, palace, director ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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47%
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, humorous, realistic, witty, road movie
Plot: on the road, goofy hero, couple relations, parody, parents and children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, family relations, disorder, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
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43%
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Traffic (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mr. Hulot is the head designer of the Altra Automotive Co. His latest invention is a newfangled camper car loaded with outrageous extra features. Along with the company's manager and publicity model, Hulot sets out from Paris with the intention ...
Style: road movie, stylized, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, traffic jam, stoners, fish out of water, car, disorder, misfit, technology, lifestyle, road, car damage, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam, france, europe, holland, netherlands ...
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43%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, comedy of errors, farce, social differences, mistaken identity, workplace situations, dishonesty, partners, disorder, workplace, friends, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: dark humor, surreal, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: office, workplace, negotiation, comedy of errors, actor's life, boss and employee, workplace situations, dishonesty, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, power relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
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42%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: cruise, ship, vengeance, farce, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, disorder, goofy hero, workplace romance, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seaport
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42%
Boys on the Beach (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resort, beach, buddies, prank, rich and poor, fish out of water, disorder, friends, cons and scams, stoners, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, humorous, realistic
Plot: hospital, nothing goes right, farce, doctors and patients, british, disorder, goofy hero, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, medical
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
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41%
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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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, introspection, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, stoners, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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41%
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, not serious, dark humor, biting, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, factory, factory worker, assassination attempt, down on your luck, unemployment, hitman, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, disorder, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france
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41%
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, disorder, terrorism, urban, workplace situations, fall in love, danger, love and romance, power relations, workplace
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: goofy hero, french, farce, nothing goes right, ambition, disorder, misfit, mistress, comedy of errors, contests and competitions, fool, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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40%
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, realistic
Plot: culture clash, life turned upside down, fish out of water, misfit, social differences, eccentric family, family life, society, disorder, family relations, lottery, private club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, cote d'azur, monte carlo
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39%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, misfit partners, farce, on the road, culture clash, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, goofy hero, mistaken identity, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cross country, paris france
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39%
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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, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: office, workplace situations, city life, store, society, couple relations, urban, estrangement, love and romance, disorder, workplace, top executive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, versailles
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38%
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, offbeat
Plot: hardcase students, prank, coming of age, rebellion, high school, youth, disorder, rebelliousness, teachers and students, high school life, baby girl, punishment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: disorder, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, father son relationship, army general, archbishop, factory worker, bureaucracy, operating room, class differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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37%
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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, offbeat
Plot: parallel world, chase, goofy hero, imaginary, rivalry, disorder, fish out of water, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, crimes, marriage, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, track down, officers and cadets, misfit, gendarme, stowaway, disorder, chase ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, french riviera, europe ...
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36%
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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, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, village, village life, social relations, drunken man, merchant, frenchman, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Max mon amour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, unlikely couple, farce, human nature, obsession, love triangle, animal life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Playtime (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Clumsy Monsieur Hulot finds himself perplexed by the intimidating complexity of a gadget-filled Paris. He attempts to meet with a business contact but soon becomes lost. His roundabout journey parallels that of an American tourist, and as they weave ...
Style: clever, stylized, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, tourist, farce, goofy hero, culture clash, city life, tour, glass, fish out of water, misfit, urban, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Day at the Museum (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Un conservateur terrorisé par les plantes vertes, une mère plastifiée pour être exposée, un ballet de Saintes Vierges, des gardiens épuisés par Rodin, un ministre perdu dans une exposition de sexes, une voiture disparue au parking Rembrandt, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, disorder, human nature, chaos and mayhem, stowaway, snobbism, tour guide, painting, art, son murders mother, nature, art history ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The World of Abbott and Costello (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A compilation of clips from 19 Abbott & Costello features: The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap, In the Navy, Hit the Ice, Who Done It?, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Mexican Hayride, Hold That Ghost, Abbott and Costello in the Foreign ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: goofy hero, mars, odd couple, unlikely partners, nightclub, artists and showbiz, partners, small town, society, disorder, fish out of water, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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