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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, power relations, church, lighthouse, boat, sailing boat, river, vineyard, sinking ship, boss, farce, redhead, waterfall ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, seaport, 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, workplace, farce, goofy hero, power relations, workplace situations and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Crime genres. Some movies like The Little Bather: The Tattoo (1968), Oscar (1967), The Band (1970), The Discord (1978), 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: rivalry, odd couple, dishonesty, disorder, partners, dealer, uninhibited rivalry, goofy hero, obsessive quest, palaces castles and temples, quibbling, countryside ...
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, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: farce, power relations, boss and employee, parents and children, love and romance, cons and scams, embezzlement, comedy of errors, accountant, dishonesty, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, farce, quibbling, family relations, power relations, disorder, babies and infants, boss and employee, audition, misunderstanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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: couple relations, relationship vs career, technology gone awry, environmental health, inventions and discoveries, quibbling, ambition, couples, eccentric family, disorder, family problems, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: chase, farce, transvestism, workplace, disorder, investigation, goofy hero, workplace situations, chases and races, nothing goes right, ferry, club ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nun, fall in love, goofy hero, boss and employee, workplace, disorder, farce, 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 ⇓
70%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: cruise, workplace situations, breakup, ship, rivalry, workplace, vengeance, farce, love and romance, goofy hero, power relations, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seaport
⇓ 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, farce, power relations, doctors and patients, workplace situations, goofy hero, nothing goes right, workplace, disorder, british, medical
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, 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%
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: terrorism, goofy hero, workplace situations, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, danger, urban, power relations, workplace
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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
Plot: office, goofy hero, disorder, workplace, power relations, nothing goes right, boss and employee, down on your luck, workplace situations, new year's eve, bad luck, surrealism
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: offbeat, realistic, biting, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: factory worker, factory, vengeance, rivalry, underdog, hitman, unemployment, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, down on your luck, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: couple relations, fall in love, friends, materialism, lifestyle, society, social differences, farce, working class, comedy of errors, workplace, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, road movie
Plot: boss and employee, siblings relations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, disorder, eccentric family, couples, parents and children, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, track down, misfit, stowaway, chase, family relations, disorder, gendarme ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, french riviera ...
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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: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious
Plot: office, society, lifestyle, city life, couple relations, workplace, loneliness, office worker, hardware store, overheard conversation, workplace situations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, workplace, un, power relations, workplace intrigue, administration, chief of staff, boss and employee, rivalry, international relations, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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58%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, rich and poor, social relations, love triangle, infidelity, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit, disorder, couples, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, law firm, fish out of water, stoners, thirtysomething life, power relations, misfit, introspection, workplace situations, boss and employee, nothing goes right, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: lottery, social differences, family life, eccentric family, life turned upside down, culture clash, fish out of water, misfit, society, family relations, disorder, private club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, monte carlo, cote d'azur
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, estrangement, disorder, lifestyle, society, communication problem, family relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, extramarital affair, surrealism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: terrorism, farce, fish out of water, culture clash, mistaken identity, goofy hero, nothing goes right, partners, society, disorder, half brother half brother relationship, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: iron curtain, farce, clergy, goofy hero, nothing goes right, espionage, dishonesty, disorder, political unrest, screwball, tourist, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.9
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: prostitute, village, social relations, village life, drunken man, merchant, frenchman, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Perfectly Normal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A cab driver and an opera fan strike up an unusual friendship.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: restaurant, friends, life turned upside down, ambition, obsession, dishonesty, partners, couples, disorder, farce, boss and employee, hockey ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: witty, realistic, offbeat, humorous, not serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, chases and races, fish out of water, small town, partners, mars, disorder, nightclub, media, mistaken identity, odd couple, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Adventure, 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: law enforcement, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, farce, police detective, crimes, disorder, gendarme, policewoman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
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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
Plot: workplace situations, boss and employee, love and romance, save the day, nothing goes right, cons and scams, fall in love, goofy hero, factory, disorder, workplace intrigue, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: french, farce, mistress, disorder, misfit, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, snobbism, friends, plan gone awry, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, feel good, not serious, witty, light ...
Plot: farce, restaurant, cooking and food, power relations, workplace, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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