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Red Monarch (1983)
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Red Monarch (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: British comedy satirising Stalin's inner circle as an absolute monarchs court. In the face of rampant abuse of power and poisonous distrust some still manage to keep faith with the Bolshevist creed until the very end. In front of the firing squad a stalwart bolshevist of the first hour exclaims: "Even in the best democracy errors are being made!"
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, josef stalin, dictator, russian, satire, paranoia, tyrant, mistrust, political satire, tyranny, kremlin, sexism, serial rapist, labor camp, insecurity, firing squad, sexual predator, abuse of power, american woman, american abroad, noir
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union

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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy, parody
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, satire, dictator, political intrigue ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1964, year 1949, year 1953 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, satire, paranoia, josef stalin, politics, dishonesty, amateur detective, state affairs, dark humor, social relations, society, political unrest ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, belgrade
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31%
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Sono tornato (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mussolini reappears in Rome 72 years after his death, finding a Country still full of problems like racism and hate for politicians. Misguised for an actor, he sides with a young filmmaker and starts traveling along Italy to reconquer it.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: anti semitism, satire, dictator, state affairs, tyrant, society, farce, fascism, italian fascism, rise and fall, political unrest, injustice ...
Place: italy, europe
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The Trial of Tony Blair (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Biting political satire starring Robert Lindsay as a beleaguered Tony Blair, who stubbornly refuses to see the danger he faces from a Special Tribunal on Iraq that has been set up to investigate war crimes
Plot: politician, trial, arrest, political satire, politics, nightmare, ghost writer, prison, satire, hospital, prime minister, fictional biography ...
Time: year 2010
Place: london
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Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: politics, ambition, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, idealism, political unrest, political intrigue, political conspiracy, culture clash, campaign, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1996, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In Jan Němec’s surreal fable, a picnic is rudely transformed into a lesson in political hierarchy when a handful of mysterious authority figures show up. This allegory about oppression and conformity was banned in its home country but became an ...
Style: allegory
Plot: hound dog, surrealism, picnic, conformity, symbolism, bully, tyranny, freedom, satire, husband wife relationship, playground, groom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Intimate Relations (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the ...
Style: biting, sexy, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, age difference, love and romance, elderly lovers, older woman younger man relationship, eccentric family, obsession, suburban life, social decay, couple relations, suburbs ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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Remembrance of Things Fast: True Stories Visual Lies (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Remembrance of Things Fast represents the culmination of Maybury's work in video, which has developed alongside the technology itself. Starring Tilda Swinton and Rupert Everett in lead roles, the tape confronts the conventions of world ...
Plot: lesbian, gay stereotype, aids, gay slur, tv news, drugs, rape, talking to the camera, gay, politics, education, homosexual ...
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Kral Ubu (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cruel picture of the ways in which human beings acquire power and then cling to it. The story of Father Ubu, an idiot who climbs over the bodies of the dead to his royal post, is presented with a touch of the grotesque where naive comic elements ...
Style: allegory, psychotronic
Plot: surrealism, satire, husband wife relationship, psychological manipulation, absurd humor, abuse of power, dark humor, king, manipulative woman, nobleman, prison escape, manipulative behavior ...
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22%
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Leo the Last (1970)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, estate, urban ghetto, injustice, disorder, fish out of water, down on your luck, social decay, urban ghetto life, graphic violence, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 333
Whiskey Down (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get the cash? How many will have to die to get the answer?
Plot: diner, greed, death, restaurant, conspiracy, waitress, lottery, lottery ticket, heart condition, heart attack
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.7
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: cult film, suspense, cynical, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: satire, socialism, dark humor, fascist, cemetery, last supper, swimming pool, execution, minister, absurdism, secret door, amusement park ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot".
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: kgb, train, hospital, riddles and clues, downfall, head of state, gang, politics, on the run, state affairs, injustice, dark humor ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wish You Were Here (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. Rebellious Lynda has been swearing constantly from an early age. At sixteen, she becomes more exhibitionist and seeks out ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
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Holy Flying Circus (2011)
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Country: UK
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Style: clever, humorous, surreal, semi serious, witty ...
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The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, weird ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: fashion show, fashion model, fashion industry, fashion designer, dream, determination, matchmaking, seamstress, fired from the job, satire, poverty, twins ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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19%
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Cold Souls (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Giamatti stars as himself, agonizing over his interpretation of "Uncle Vanya." Paralyzed by anxiety, he stumbles upon a solution via a New Yorker article about a high-tech company promising to alleviate suffering by extracting souls. ...
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The Many Trials of One Jane Doe (2002)
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Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: rape, rape victim, rapist, serial rapist
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Curse (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Senegal
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, biting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Devil's Island (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
My Dad Baryshnikov (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Moscow, 1986, the heat of Perestroika. Borya is an average clumsy teenager who is miraculously admitted to the legendary Bolshoi Ballet School. The boy is convinced that he will become a ballet dancer like his father, Mikhail Baryshnikov. But is ...
Plot: ballet, ballet school, jumping, 14 year old, black market, dancing, dancer, jewish, boy, teenage boy, ballerina
Time: year 1986, 80s
Place: moscow russia, soviet union, russia, ussr
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19%
The Crazy Family (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by termites and the family starts cracking up: Son Masaki is ...
Style: allegory, surprise ending
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Place: japan
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18%
Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn.
Style: absurd
Plot: satire, office, secretary, book, elevator, writers, absurdism, absurd humor, publisher, trapped in an elevator, manuscript, painting ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), ussr, caucasus, soviet union, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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The Shoe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany, Latvia, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Every night, Soviet tractors comb the coast of Latvia looking for signs of anyone who could have infiltrated the Soviet border from the sea. One morning, three Soviet patrolmen discover a woman’s shoe in the sand and footsteps leading to the ...
Plot: female director, border crossing, chase, village, writing, telephone call, school uniform, honking a car horn, beer, guard dog, singing, motorcycle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: latvia, romania, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%