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Protocol (1984)
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Protocol (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sweet, unsophisticated Sunny is working as a cocktail waitress. She saves a visiting dignitary and as a reward she gets a top-office job in the Washington beehive. She has to fight against a devious protocol officer but with her charms, she saves the day when she gets involved in an arms deal with an Arab country
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy, satirical, romantic, splatter, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: politics, assassination attempt, fish out of water, romance, rescue, love and romance, rise to the top, social differences, society, political intrigue, looking for love, strong female presence, head of state, culture clash, disorder, silly humor, odd couple, dishonesty, state affairs, teaching the ways of the world, media satire, power relations, assassin, gay, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, culture clash, dialogue, brutality, storytelling, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Protocol: Head of State (2003), Born Yesterday (1993), Canadian Bacon (1995), Sweet Liberty (1986), Brewster's Millions (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: usa president, presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, head of state, republican, fish out of water, satire, white house, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
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Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, lobbyist, love and romance, society, fall in love, journalism, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
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92%
 5.9
 17K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, nothing goes right, state affairs, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: artists and showbiz, love and romance, fish out of water, couple relations, showbiz, professor, couples, young lovers, actor's life, celebrity culture, actor, historian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Brewster's Millions (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: baseball, millionaire, lawyer, photographer, hotel room, inheritance, disorder, power relations, love and romance, athlete's life, race against time, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, new york yankees ...
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76%
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The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, disorder, hopes, social differences, fish out of water, congress, couples, campaign, misfit, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, disorder, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, teenage love, odd couple, culture clash, college, party, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, india, asia, usa
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75%
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Rhinestone (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody in to a country-singin' star, she's out to prove she can live up to her talk when she recruits a cab-driver as a country singer. He's scheduled to sing at a big-time NYC ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, inspirational ...
Plot: fish out of water, romance, odd couple, against the odds, artists and showbiz, musician's life, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, music business, happy ending, country music ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: spoiled brat, friendship, rich kid, social differences, rich and poor, youth, family problems, family, toys, mischievous children, farce, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
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Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens ...
Plot: family life, love and romance, rich woman poor man, memory loss, parents and children, family relations, yacht, mischievous children, romance, dishonesty, disorder, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Private Benjamin (1980)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: female soldier, soldier, fish out of water, basic training, starting over, military base, boot camp, self discovery, military life, military, transformation, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, usa
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73%
Rude Awakening (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, society, misfit, undercover, on the run, state affairs, partners, buddies, stoners, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
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The Experts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Travis and Wendell are two down-on-their-luck New Yorkers who think they're relocating to a small town in Nebraska to open a nightclub. What they don't know is they have actually been abducted by a KGB operative and flown to the Soviet ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, satirical, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, kgb, missing person, cons and scams, culture clash, espionage, adventure, dishonesty, crimes, reluctant partners, politics, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, usa, russia, new york, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.2
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First Family (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The president (Bob Newhart) and his boozing wife (Madeline Kahn) go to Africa to bargain for their abducted daughter's (Gilda Radner) return.
Style: exciting, cynical, parody, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: politics, disorder, eccentric family, alcohol abuse, looking for sex, kidnapping, family life, head of state, state affairs, silly humor, satire, president ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
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Stars and Bars (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henderson Dores (Daniel Day Lewis), a New York based art dealer from England, travels to Georgia to persuade patriarch, Harry Dean Stanton, to sell a Monet previously thought lost.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, thought provoking ...
Plot: fish out of water, adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, on the road, down on your luck, family relations, disorder, love and romance, forgery, romance, track down ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: new york, georgia, england
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68%
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Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, lebanese, librarian, library, coming of age, strong female presence, sexual content, friends, disorder, couples, godparent, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
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68%
 3.2
 9K
Phat Girlz (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, friendship, overweight woman, follow your dream, looking for love, self discovery, lifestyle, introspection, african american, fall in love, female protagonist, depression ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nigeria, africa, california
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67%
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Basic Training (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Melinda comes to Washington DC to visit her friend Debbie, and to find a job in government, where she hopes to do her part to make it better. She gets a lower echelon administrative position at the Pentagon, and finds things pretty slack. Her boss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good, light ...
Plot: basic training, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, power relations, gender, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, workplace, female protagonist, u.s. military, vengeance, racism ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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So Fine (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, opera, disco, gangsters, fashion, dishonesty, love and romance, workplace, society, overnight success, couples, disorder ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, venice, manhattan new york city, israel ...
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66%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, unlikely criminals, love triangle, love affair, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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65%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, satirical ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, dishonesty, disorder, farce, fish out of water, political satire, politician, president, satire, political unrest, political intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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63%
The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carlos has failed in show-biz and currently works as a waiter in a Mexican restaurant. There he meets Alex and dumb footballer Bruce celebrating their engagement with her parents. Alex' father is less than thrilled of her fiancée and says ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, splatter ...
Plot: restaurant, silly humor, couples, disorder, family relations, love and romance, misfit, betrayal, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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62%
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Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: politics, goofy hero, teenage life, journalism, workplace intrigue, farce, dishonesty, high school, investigation, friendship, white house, whistleblower ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Out-of-Towners (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: job seeking, family problems, nothing goes right, disorder, midlife crisis, renewed love, fish out of water, heist, couples, adventure, happy ending, sex addict ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, boston, manhattan new york city
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61%
Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friends, fall in love, audition, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, cons and scams, looking for sex, broadway, looking for love, inspiration, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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59%
Ali G Indahouse (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the evil Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, instead of bringing the Prime Minister down, Ali is embraced by the nation as the voice of youth and 'realness', ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, hip hop, culture clash, satire, silly humor, election, gang, prime minister, parliament, fish out of water, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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My Chauffeur (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A feisty young woman accepts a mysterious offer to become a chauffeur for a Beverly Hills limousine business, much to the chagrin of her older male coworkers and the disbelief of her customers.
Style: humorous, sexy, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, screwball, couples, love and romance, youth, social differences, fall in love, verbal byplay, high school life, high school, dog, wedding ...
Time: 80s
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58%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit, prison life, prison escape ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, malibu california, california
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58%
The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, couple relations, love and romance, single parent, society, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
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57%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, culture clash, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%