Movies like The Little Bather

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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, realistic, witty, not serious, offbeat
Plot: inventor, priest, boat, boss, contract, lighthouse keeper, shipyard, village, village life, social differences, countryside, seaport, disorder, fish out of water, workplace, obnoxious boss, goofy hero, boss and employee, workplace situations, one last chance, power relations, preaching, police officer, lighthouse, church ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france

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Most similar movies to The Little Bather

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and light films with plots about disorder, farce, workplace, silly humor, power relations, workplace situations and goofy hero mostly in Comedy, Crime and Musical genres. Some movies like The Little Bather: Oscar (1967), The Band (1970), The Tattoo (1968), The Troops in New York (1965), The Troops Get Married (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: comedy of errors, farce, father daughter relationship, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, accountant, power relations, parents and children, boss and employee, cons and scams, blackmail ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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95%
 6.3
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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: not serious, humorous, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: farce, choreographer, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, quibbling, workplace situations, babies and infants, power relations, disorder, family relations, boss and employee, audition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, europe, france, monaco, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.5
 3K
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, parody
Plot: art dealer, veteran, tattoo, castle, silly humor, satire, obsessive quest, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, odd couple, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: 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, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, stowaway, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, track down, chase, family relations, disorder, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, france, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Troops Get Married (1968)
Genre: 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: fall in love, farce, nun, goofy hero, boss and employee, disorder, nothing goes right, workplace, power relations, law enforcement, love and romance, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
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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, realistic, humorous
Plot: farce, factory, silly humor, relationship vs career, couple relations, eccentric family, technology gone awry, ambition, environmental health, disorder, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, dishonesty, fish out of water, comedy of errors, boss and employee, actor's life, workplace situations, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, dark humor, negotiation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, workplace romance, love and romance, goofy hero, boss and employee, breakup, disorder, workplace, farce, rivalry, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: terrorism, fall in love, goofy hero, workplace, disorder, love and romance, workplace situations, power relations, silly humor, danger, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.3
 21K
Recep Ivedik 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When his grandmother takes ill, foolish brute Recep tries to satisfy her wishes by getting a job and attempting to find a suitable wife.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: goofy hero, workplace, misfit, life is a bitch, social misfits, fish out of water, unemployment, disorder, love and romance, society, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, father daughter relationship, gendarme, nun, goofy hero, incompetent police, nudist, crimes, fighting crime, officers and cadets, disorder, beach ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, parody, sex comedy
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, farce, disorder, power relations, workplace, goofy hero, nothing goes right, silly humor, medical, camp ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Restaurant (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, kidnapping, dishonesty, false accusation, restaurant owner, crimes, abduction, boss, waiter, chase, police commissioner, hospitality ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, farce, policewoman, gendarme, law enforcement, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, nun, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, provence, french riviera, saint tropez, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
2 Alone in Paris (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, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, fish out of water, rivalry, disorder, police, farce, loneliness, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: humorous, witty, surreal, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: tourist, culture clash, farce, chaos, restaurant, fish out of water, city life, skyscraper, human existence, nothing goes right, goofy hero, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 11K
Trophy Wife (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, mayor, workplace situations, farce, workplace, social differences, obnoxious boss, society, family business, boss and employee, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1977, year 1952 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, society, culture clash, family relations, disorder, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, monaco, europe, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, feel good
Plot: partners, comedy of errors, workplace situations, friends, satire, working class, materialism, buddies, dishonesty, couples, society, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, light, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: factory worker, hitman, vengeance, unemployment, disorder, rivalry, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, partners, assassination attempt, satire, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, nothing goes right, couples, entity, unemployment, hopes, society, power relations, mysterious character, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, indonesia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, disorder, social relations, hidden identity, farce, village, prison, criminal, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, feel good, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, dull life, family problems, disorder, relationship vs career, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: office, disorder, nothing goes right, farce, power relations, workplace, goofy hero, down on your luck, workplace situations, boss and employee, new year's eve, bad luck ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ 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, sincere ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace situations, friendship, disorder, culture clash, social relations, society, couple relations, misfit, workplace, supportive coworker, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ 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, disorder, workplace situations, boss and employee, fish out of water, introspection, obnoxious boss, misfit, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Stromberg - The Movie (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: workplace, power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, loss of job, road trip, save the day, unfulfillment, on the road, wedding party, husband wife relationship, bus driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: iron curtain, farce, disorder, screwball, political unrest, nothing goes right, dishonesty, clergy, goofy hero, conspiracy, silly humor, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Lucy Show (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the program into two distinct eras; aside from Ball, ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: workplace, disorder, workplace intrigue, couple relations, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, goofy hero, hidden identity, obnoxious boss, family relations, friends, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, psychotronic ...
Plot: farce, silly humor, mountain, disorder, goofy hero, unlikely partners, artists and showbiz, society, partners, media, odd couple, workplace ...
Time: 60s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%