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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, inventor, boat, boss, lighthouse keeper, priest, contract, canal, shipyard, kayak, 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, preaching ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and light films with plots about disorder, farce, silly humor, workplace, goofy hero, workplace situations and power relations mostly in Comedy, Crime and Musical genres. Some movies like The Little Bather: Oscar (1967), The Band (1970), The Tattoo (1968), The Troops Get Married (1968), The Troops in New York (1965). 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: not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: accountant, comedy of errors, farce, family relations, father daughter relationship, suitcase of money, power relations, disorder, embezzlement, dishonesty, love and romance, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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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: farce, choreographer, quibbling, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, boss and employee, babies and infants, family relations, disorder, power relations, misunderstanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: rome italy, europe, france, monaco, french riviera
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89%
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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, not serious, realistic, parody
Plot: veteran, castle, tattoo, art dealer, countryside, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, satire, goofy hero, farce, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, nun, goofy hero, fall in love, boss and employee, disorder, workplace, nothing goes right, power relations, love and romance, law enforcement, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, cote d'azur, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, feel good, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, comedy of errors, law enforcement, goofy hero, nothing goes right, track down, stowaway, misfit, disorder, family relations, chase, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, saint tropez, french riviera ...
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74%
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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, factory, technology gone awry, relationship vs career, couple relations, eccentric family, ambition, inventions and discoveries, family problems, quibbling, disorder, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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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, goofy hero, love and romance, workplace romance, farce, disorder, boss and employee, workplace, breakup, rivalry, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, fall in love, goofy hero, workplace, disorder, power relations, workplace situations, danger, love and romance, urban, silly humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ 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, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: office, workplace, comedy of errors, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
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 4.2
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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, light, feel good
Plot: goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, unemployment, life is a bitch, disorder, love and romance, workplace, fish out of water, friends, farce, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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66%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, sex comedy, parody
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, workplace situations, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, disorder, power relations, silly humor, weight loss, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ 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, nun, father daughter relationship, gendarme, goofy hero, incompetent police, nudist, overbearing, crime, crimes, fighting crime, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: transvestism, farce, chase, chases and races, workplace, silly humor, workplace situations, nothing goes right, investigation, goofy hero, storage unit, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, england
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63%
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, fish out of water, eccentric family, culture clash, misfit, society, family life, family relations, disorder, wealth ...
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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, social relations, disorder, impostor, hidden identity, farce, village, prison, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: france, europe
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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: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light
Plot: satire, working class, friends, comedy of errors, workplace situations, partners, love and romance, materialism, farce, fall in love, mistaken identity, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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57%
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, nothing goes right, disorder, power relations, farce, down on your luck, boss and employee, workplace situations, goofy hero, workplace, new year's eve, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, comedy of errors, law enforcement, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, nun, disorder ...
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57%
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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: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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56%
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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, semi serious, surreal, talky ...
Plot: tourist, restaurant, culture clash, farce, chaos, city life, skyscraper, nothing goes right, goofy hero, lifestyle, misfit, human existence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
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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, nothing goes right, fighting the system, introspection, workplace situations, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, thirtysomething life, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, entertaining, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: terrorism, farce, culture clash, fish out of water, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, partners, goofy hero, disorder, society, nude beach, half brother half brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, restaurant owner, kidnapping, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, wig ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, road trip, loss of job, save the day, unfulfillment, on the road, brothel, bus driver, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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54%