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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, political comedy, satirical, romantic, sexy, comic, splatter ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: politics, assassination attempt, fish out of water, romance, love and romance, political intrigue, looking for love, social differences, society, dishonesty, rise to the top, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, head of state, strong female presence, rescue, culture clash, odd couple, state affairs, media satire, power relations, silly humor, assassin, gay, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, culture clash, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and fish out of water 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, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, fish out of water, republican, head of state, satire, white house, usa president, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
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95%
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, fall in love, love and romance, society, journalism, social differences, lobbyist, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
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91%
 6.0
 16K
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, political comedy ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, white house, satire, dishonesty, political satire, cold war, farce, head of state, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, united states, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: historian, actor, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, professor, couples, celebrity culture, actor's life, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, millionaire, lawyer, inheritance, hotel room, photographer, hotel suite, interior decorator, down on your luck, power relations, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, usa ...
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79%
 5.7
 3K
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, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, hopes, disorder, social differences, fish out of water, campaign, congress, couples, rivalry, working class, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 11K
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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, friendship, farce, family problems, youth, social differences, rich and poor, family, spoiled brat, toys, mischievous children, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
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77%
 3.9
 7K
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, teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, artists and showbiz, love and romance, musician's life, italian american, music business, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.6
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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, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, lebanese, librarian, library, party, coming of age, misfit, lifestyle, youth, romance, society, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, youth, disorder, fish out of water, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, odd couple, culture clash, college, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, texas, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, semi serious, realistic, political comedy, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, partners, state affairs, friends, stoners, disorder, urban, city life, drug abuse, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.9
 2K
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, exciting, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kgb, missing person, cons and scams, culture clash, espionage, adventure, nightclub, politics, reluctant partners, crimes, dishonesty, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa, ussr, soviet union, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.9
 54K
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, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: love and romance, family life, memory loss, parents and children, single father, family relations, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, yacht, amnesia, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.4
 589
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: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, parody ...
Plot: politics, eccentric family, alcohol abuse, looking for sex, head of state, state affairs, kidnapping, family life, disorder, satire, silly humor, president ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: female soldier, soldier, fish out of water, basic training, military base, boot camp, starting over, military life, self discovery, military, transformation, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 815
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: adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, on the road, track down, fish out of water, down on your luck, forgery, romance, society, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: georgia, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, friendship, follow your dream, looking for love, fall in love, self discovery, lifestyle, introspection, african american, female protagonist, depression, women ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nigeria, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, disorder, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, disorder, revolution, state affairs, ego clash, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, culture clash, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.1
 1K
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, disco, opera, gangsters, fashion, down on your luck, crimes, overnight success, couples, disorder, family business, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, venice, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, splatter, romantic ...
Plot: restaurant, infidelity, betrayal, dishonesty, misfit, romance, hidden identity, love and romance, silly humor, family relations, couples, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, nothing goes right, family problems, disorder, midlife crisis, renewed love, fish out of water, heist, couples, adventure, happy ending, justice ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, ohio, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friends, fall in love, audition, looking for sex, cons and scams, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, broadway, looking for love, inspiration, broadway musical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, culture clash, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 365
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, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: basic training, obnoxious boss, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, gender, workplace, power relations, boss and employee, u.s. military, female protagonist, manipulations, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, idiotic, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, culture clash, satire, farce, election, parliament, gang, prime minister, fish out of water, rise to the top, ambition, rapper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, fish out of water, friendship, disorder, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, small town, satire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Which Way Is Up? (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Richard Pryor plays three roles - a beleaguered, sex-starved farm worker named Leroy Jones; the farm worker's randy old father Rufus; and the hypocritical town preacher Rev. Lenox Thomas - and Pryor has never been so outrageously funny. The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Plot: labor union, infidelity, farce, workplace situations, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, fall in love, fish out of water, love triangle, manipulation ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Elle Woods, the eternally perky, fashionably adventurous, famously blonde Harvard Law grad gets fired by her law firm because of her opposition to animal testing, she takes her fight to Washington. As an aide for Congresswoman Victoria Rudd, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, chihuahua, ambition, blonde, adaptation, politics, beauty salon, rivalry, workplace situations, fighting the system, pink ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, los angeles, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%