Movies like The Adventures of Picasso

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The Adventures of Picasso (1978)
Original name: Picassos Äventyr
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso shows talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn money. But he wastes his talent by painting plates. He meets the famous people of the 1920s; Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Appolinaire, Hitler and Churchill. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: fictional biography, rise to the top, couple relations, artists and showbiz, ambition, society, unfulfillment, couples, cabaret, electric chair, german occupation, burial, hair loss, medical examination, death of parent, female nudity, funeral, world war two, painting, hitler, art, painter
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe, france, montmartre paris, french riviera, paris france

Most similar movies to The Adventures of Picasso

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, female nudity, disorder, society and family relations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Adventures of Picasso: The Apple War (1971), The Discord (1978), Tomorrow's Another Day (2000), Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975), Tellement proches (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Apple War (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A German businessman wants to buy land in southern Sweden for a gigantic amusement park, his new project called "Deutschneyland" (a wordplay of Deutschland and Disneyland). Some of the locals dislike the idea, including the magically ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, biting, sentimental
Plot: underdog, small town life, small town, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, supernatural ability, corporate crimes, political corruption, social relations, supernatural, theme park ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
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How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a guy who still lives with his mother and sells some really awful alcohol to bartenders. The only way for him to do this is to cry and invent himself an awful life. Then he meets the beautiful woman whose goal in life is to sleep with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment, female nudity, poem, tape recorder, hotel manager, gas explosion, poetry reading, poet, clock, suicide attempt
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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55%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, suicide, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fairy tale and satire about a wealthy industrialist, whose son has been subdued and oppressed and totally uninterested in his father's business.
Style: tragicomedy, not serious, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: factory, oedipus complex, crime gone awry, farce, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family business, family relations, disorder, workplace, rebelliousness, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, couples, family relations, interracial relations, siblings relations, family life, family problems, uninvited guest, ping pong ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
One-Week Bachelors (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gary's wife going away and he drives her to the airport. Gary has planned a week of hard work but at the airport he met Lasse, and then becomes nothing that Gary had in mind. An unlikely friendship develops between the two, and Gary succeed in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: odd couple, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, friends, rave, robbery, party, drinking, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Am I Beautiful? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love of one's life, couples, human nature, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, incest, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, society, family relations, murder, couples, greed, poverty, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Man About the House (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unscrupulous property developer wants to flatten the street to make way for new buildings.Householder George Roper is happy to take the offered money and run but his wife Mildred and their lodgers join with other residents to take a stand and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: landlord, sex, apartment, couple relations, couples, restaurant, laxative, social relations, disorder, henpecked husband, chef, long haired male ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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 ⇓
37%
Notre univers impitoyable (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rise to the top, romance, couple relations, workplace romance, office, relationship vs career, road not taken, love and romance, workplace, couples, battle of the sexes, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: christmas, social misfits, human nature, nothing goes right, urban, misfit, society, disorder, mentally unstable, couple relations, breakup, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, couple relations, dull life, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, disorder, hotel, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Buttoners (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Je to film sestávající ze šesti povídek, které většinou černě humornou, ironickou, mnohdy i trpce hořkou formou vyprávějí o jednom dávném prokletí, lidské nevěře, podivných úchylkách, nečekaném zázraku i pokryteckém ...
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, couples, human nature, couple relations, society
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, year 1995, year 1945
Place: asia, europe, prague, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Together Is Too Much (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Imagine, if you will, a somewhat contented married woman finding out her husband's infidelity during the celebration of a birthday party. That is what happens to Marie-France, when her husband, Henri, pulls out panties from his pocket to be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, family in crisis, couples, family problems, family relations, parents and children, parent getting married, uninvited guest, parents separation, sewing, unhappiness, run over by a car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Moon in a Bottle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zeta has a month to hand in a novel she has been commissioned to write and every day she searches for inspiration among the strange customers who are regulars at the Café Rossignol. There she becomes close to Alicia, a pretty waitress who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: writer's life, desire for fame, ambition, bar, love and romance, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, fall in love, friends, donkey, cafe, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sleepless in Madrid (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eva, Alba y Juan are the protagonist of the story. Eva gives birth to Marina, Alba has just been left by her boyfriend. And Juan is happily married. Their paths intersect one night and their lifes will change forever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat, touching
Plot: drugs/alcohol, couples, romance, babies and infants, introspection, love and romance, unfulfillment, insomnia, male nudity, pubic hair, female nudity
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Woman in the Rain (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, destiny, romance, road not taken, fall in love, love and romance, couples, parallel world, rain, multiple outcomes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, college, couple relations, infidelity, couples, bikini, topless, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching bag. Soon after, he's smitten by Agnes, a hotel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: unfulfilled love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, wooing, unfulfillment, cashier, luxury hotel, casino, dishwasher
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, vichy, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Longwave (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, France, Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is April 1974 and Julie Dujonc-Renens, young feminist journalist and the cunning Joseph-Marie Cauvin, leading reporter for the Swiss radio, have been sent to Portugal to investigate Switzerland’s aid to poor countries. Sparks fly during the bus ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, captivating
Plot: revolution, feminism, on the road, rebellion, womanizer, society, countryside, radio dj, swiss, memory loss, racist, foreign language ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, europe, france, sweden, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Percy (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: dominatrix, disorder, farce, womanizer, transplant, couples, accident, hospital, sex
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.9
 2K
Shortcuts (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Francin, manager of a small-town brewery, has a charming wife whose abundant blonde locks are an adornment to the town. Maryska looks ethereal but loves meat and beer, while Francin is an ascetic. The strict members of the brewery board of directors ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, small town, prodigy, couple relations, parents and children, small town life, artists and showbiz, society, couples, family relations, rich and poor, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mediterranean Food (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, romance, cooking and food, love and romance, couples, rise to the top, love affair, relationship vs career, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, ambition, society, friends, urban, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, working class, city life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, police officer, rape, vengeance, couple relations, couples, fall in love, gays and lesbians, drug abuse, gender, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Women on the 6th Floor (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paris, in the early 1960s. Jean-Louis Joubert is a serious but uptight stockbroker, married to Suzanne, a starchy class-conscious woman and father of two arrogant teenage boys, currently in a boarding school. The affluent man lives a steady yet ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: stock broker, immigrants, self discovery, working class, social differences, society, couples, master and servant, starting over, love affair, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965, year 1962
Place: france, europe, spain, paris france, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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What? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young American woman traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sexy
Plot: couples, imaginary kingdom, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, dominatrix, sexuality, absurdism, surrealism, lesbian, erotica, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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