Movies like Propaganda

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Propaganda (1999)
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Propaganda (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in 1948, customs officer Mehti is faced with the duty of formally setting up the border between Turkey and Syria, dividing his hometown. He is unaware of the pain that will eminently unfold, as families, languages, cultures and lovers are both ripped apart and clash head on in a village once united.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: village, desert, dark humor, village life, society, political corruption, dishonesty, rise to the top, culture clash, state affairs, master and servant, relationship vs career, social relations, love, prison, police, friendship, truck, family relations, border, train, gun, doctor, marriage, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, year 1948
Place: turkey, syria

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and suspense films with plots about society, love and romance, village, couples, family relations, village life and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Propaganda: Feyzo, the Polite One (1978), Nothing to Declare (2010), A Night of Love (1988), Hyenas (1992), Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Feyzo, the Polite One (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A feudal village in Southeastern Turkey in 1970's. A poor peasant, Feyzo returns from military service dreaming about getting married to Gülo, the love of his life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: village, village life, parents and children, couple relations, wedding, social relations, disorder, couples, rebellion, toilet, mother, cow ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, customs officer, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, society, politics, partners, frontier town, comedy duo, european union, coworker relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1986 ...
Place: belgium, france, europe
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100%
A Night of Love (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, sexual, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, revolution, political unrest, small town life, village life, village, state affairs, deadly, society, assassination, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Hyenas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Senegal, UK, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: african, satire, politics, betrayal, injustice, social relations, couples, materialism, rich and poor, vengeance, pregnancy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: senegal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In his award-winning debut feature film, director Ahmet Ulucay portrays the innocence of childhood and the lure of the cinema for two teens in a small Turkish village. Working for a watermelon seller by day, Remet spends his evenings trying to ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sentimental, sincere, semi serious
Plot: small town life, friendship, society, love and romance, romance, family relations, fall in love, small town, village, teenage life, watermelon, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
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54%
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Pardon (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms makes him runaway whenever he sees one. Because of this, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: prison, friendship, false accusation, prison life, mistaken identity, confined, corruption, disorder, injustice, dark humor, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Vizontele (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story takes place in a small town (called Hakkari) in Turkey at the beginning of the 70's. The time has come to bring technology into that small town. The first Television (or called Visiontele by the citizens) arrives and the chaos begins.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: culture clash, family relations, traditional versus modern, society, lifestyle, social relations, life changing experience, television, small town, mayor, radio, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: turkey, middle east, cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody - except each other! Things become interesting when ...
Style: talky, suspense, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, interracial relations, culture clash, society, opposites attract, love and romance, state affairs, human nature, political corruption, social differences, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, unwanted pregnancy, village life, clergy, religions or cults, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, society, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, social relations, couples, small town, small town life, society, politics, opposites attract, social issues, castle, journalism, answering machine ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, world war one, fish out of water, friendship, fall in love, romance, culture clash, comedy of errors, countryside, cons and scams, village life, rebellion ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
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45%
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My Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, manipulation, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, couples, dark humor, manipulations, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Lovelorn (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A retired teacher who returns to Istanbul after years away, Nazim tries to reacquaint himself with his hometown, which has changed significantly. While waiting for his pension to begin, Nazim takes a temporary job as a taxi driver and frequently ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching, contemplative
Plot: woman in danger, village, family relations, couples, love and romance, village life, single parent, society, hopes, fall in love, sleazy, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tieta of Agreste (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, UK, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Just when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from São Paulo to her native village in Bahia, which she had been forced to leave long ago because of some involvement with a goat herd. ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, society, romance, dealing with death, dishonesty, death in the family, village, village life, social differences, vengeance, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jane White's only ambition is to appear on a popular talk show.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, reunion, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, female protagonist, romance, serial killer, love and romance, media, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Secret Laughter of Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Nigeria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Oscar-winner Colin Firth stars in this heart-warming cross-cultural romantic comedy set in the idyllic South of France. Nimi, a beautiful Nigerian single mother to son Sammy, is under pressure from her family to find a suitable husband and who ...
Style: sexual, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, interracial relations, death in the family, love affair, social differences, friendship, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family life, dealing with death, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Silent Wedding (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village of Communist-era Romania a young couple wish to marry, but Joseph Stalin dies the night prior to their wedding ceremony forcing the bride and groom to marry in silence.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, biting ...
Plot: village, communism, dark humor, occupation, injustice, wedding preparations and rituals, fighting the system, parents and children, family life, youth, against the rules, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: romania, europe, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mass Is Ended (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Onetime campus radical Nanni Moretti renounces his past to become a priest. Returning to his home village, Moretti is appalled at the lack of religious reverence amongst the townsfolk. Unable to communicate with any of his old friends, who've ...
Style: humorous, sincere, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: church, village life, small town, culture clash, village, small town life, society, innocence lost, idealism, dark humor, family problems, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Princess Caraboo (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, romance, fall in love, royal family, love and romance, opposites attract, hidden identity, master and servant, couples, disorder, rich and poor, village ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Pope's Toilet (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Brazil, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: pope, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, farce, cons and scams, village life, disorder, drifter, poverty, society, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, family relations, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, weekend, single parent, human nature, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, witty, cynical ...
Plot: prank, neighbor, feud, deadly, suburban life, eccentric family, human nature, road not taken, suburbs, murder, farce, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 1968. To a small town in the south of Israel, mostly inhabited by Moroccan immigrants, a few families from India arrive, searching for a better life in the west. The instinct driven Moroccans patronize the "black" Indians, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, ethnic, immigrants, social differences, teenage life, teenage love, culture clash, society, romance, youth, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Across the Moon (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two young women bond while living together out in the California desert to be close to their boyfriends who are serving time at the nearby state prison.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, prison, prisoner, small town life, single parent, love and romance, hopes, romance, on the road, friendship, friends, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Auntie Danielle (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tatie Danielle is a black comedy about a widow who is intent on ruining the lives of her great-nephew and his wife. Tsilla Chelton plays the title character, who mourns the death of her husband by tormenting everyone she meets. Eventually, she moves ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, eccentric family, dark humor, uninvited guest, family problems, family relations, society, golden years, master and servant, suburbs, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Best Friends (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon find that being married is often quite different ...
Style: biting, captivating, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, writing, friendship, romance, disorder, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 3K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, love, power relations, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: witty, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, true love, irish catholic, friendship, couple relations, relationship vs career, fall in love, love affair, working class, small town life, siblings relations, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, teenage life, cons and scams, crimes, writer's life, dark humor, friends, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: student film
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, rich and poor, celebrity culture, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%