Movies like A Trip Down the River

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A Trip Down the River (1970)
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A Trip Down the River (1970)
Original name: Rejs
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A stowaway (Stanisław Tym) sneaks aboard a ship departing on a cruise down the Vistula River. The captain takes him for a Communist Party cultural coordinator and the intruder gladly adapts to his new role, immediately setting to work at manipulating the passengers and crew into silly and vaguely humiliating games. Before long, Tym has got everyone under his thumb and created his own comedic dictatorship.
Plot: ship, communism, cruise, deception, mistaken identity, birthday, river, satire, propaganda, show, socialism, steamship, bureaucracy, cruise ship, council, sight gag
Place: poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about satire, disorder, mistaken identity, cruise, ship, couples and communism mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Trip Down the River: Teddy Bear (1981), Calls Controlled (1991), Welcome Aboard (2011), Election Day (2007), Up Your Anchor (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Teddy Bear (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The main character, nicknamed "Teddy Bear" by his friends and acquaintances, is a manager of a sports club in Poland. One day he is detained at the border just as his sport team is off to a tournament. It appears that somebody has torn out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, mistaken identity, polish, dishonesty, race against time, society, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, anti communism, communism, satire, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, tokyo, brazil, new jersey
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Calls Controlled (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliantly funny comedy finds humor in what was otherwise a terrifying time, the outbreak of Martial Law in Poland in 1981.
Style: humorous, suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: government agency, heroes, anti heroes, undercover, politics, society, dark humor, labor union, anti hero, state affairs, moral dilemma, working class ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland
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What Will You Do When You Catch Me? (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: What Will You Do When You Catch Me? is a parody of comunist times in Poland. A state-owned company director is having an afair during his delegation. Later on, his mistress turns out to be the daughter of a Communist party bigwig and pregnant. He ...
Style: cult film
Plot: satire, taxi, postman, worker, beer drinking, social satire, cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol, telephone conversation, communist propaganda, theater, running from police ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century, 70s
Place: eastern europe, poland, warsaw poland, hungary, paris france
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55%
Welcome Aboard (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, HR of a large cruise company, made the mistake of choosing her boss as a lover. Before embarking on the maiden voyage of the new flagship of the fleet, though, he decided to disembark from their relationship! Some women take their revenge ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: cruise, workplace situations, goofy hero, love and romance, workplace romance, farce, disorder, boss and employee, workplace, breakup, rivalry, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Election Day (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The employees of a radio station in Moscow are forced to organize the elections campaign for a future governor in one of Russia districts.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Plot: candidate, alcohol, radio, ship, election, friends, deception, escapades, politics, election campaign, radio station, mogul ...
Place: syria
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Up Your Anchor (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Those Lemon Popsicle boys are at it again!..Naughtier than ever in...
Style: sex comedy, realistic, sentimental, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, buddies, silly humor, sexual content, wooing, friendship, youth, nightlife, love and romance, looking for sex, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Impostors (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stow away on a ship to hide from a drunken, belligerent lead actor who has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: farce, hidden identity, goofy hero, cruise, ocean liner, nothing goes right, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, ship, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
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38%
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Dorm Daze 2 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sequel to Dorm Daze has most of the original group of college students on a cruise ship in the Pacific, putting on a school play which takes a turn involving the theft of a priceless diamond.
Style: sex comedy, sexy, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, cruise, girl in bra and panties, ship, ocean, misfit, lifestyle, nothing goes right, student life, island, cons and scams, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.9
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Boat Trip (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pretending to be gay, bikini, homosexuality, cruise ship, fish out of water, farce, lifestyle, comedy of errors, fall in love, singleness, looking for sex, cruise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Comedy of Errors (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Too bad that Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will instantly put to death any Syracusean found within their borders ...
Plot: mistaken identity, kicked in the butt, twin, abbey, twins, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Cuba
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man attempts to fight the system in an entertaining account of bureaucracy amok and the tyranny of red tape.
Plot: satire, social satire, bureaucracy, nightmare, funeral, grave, death, cemetery, coffin, bureaucrat, exhumation, farce
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Escape from the 'Liberty' Cinema (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is set just before Poland's communist regime came to an end, and the central character is a provincial censor (Janusz Gajos), a tired, sloppy, lonely man, whose wife has long since left him. For him, censorship is both an art and a ...
Plot: communism, censorship, ex husband ex wife relationship, film within a film, satire, talking to the camera, husband wife relationship, projectionist, communist, movie theatre, actor, surrealism ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cudownie Ocalony (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1960s Masuria a widower and ex-soldier wants to build a chapel to Virgin Mary for surviving the war. In the meantime, 20 female prisoners come to his village to work on the farm. One of them gets Mikolaj's attention.
Plot: chapel, ex soldier, deathbed, communism, widower, oath, prostitute, prisoner, survival, promise, love, village life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Jungle Book of Regulations (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nie ma róży bez ognia title in Polish: There is no rose without fire, in reference to two mixed up proverbs – There is no rose without thorns, and There is no smoke without the fire – is a Polish comedy film from 1974 directed by Stanisław ...
Style: absurd
Plot: drinking, tenant, moving, rooftop, drinking alcohol, bus, landlord tenant relationship, greenhouse, apartment, bare breasts, postman, classroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
SupahPapalicious (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In order to win the love of his life, Adonis has to win over her only son. The son has decided that the only kind of man good enough for his mother is a man with a big family. Adonis, with the help of some friends who work in special effects, must ...
Plot: mistaken identity, orphan, dance, single mother, friendship, alligator, childhood friend, gender disguise, dancing, turtle, mother son relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hodgepodge (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Thillu Mullu (Tamil: தில்லு முல்லு) is a 1981 Tamil comedy film starring Rajinikanth, Madhavi, 'Thengai' Srinivasan, Nagesh, Sowkar Janaki and music composed by M. S. Viswanathan. The film is directed by noted ...
Plot: lookalikes, office, lie, comedy of errors, identical twins, moustache, employer employee relationship, fake moustache, job interview, mistaken identity, twins, weirdo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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She Should Have Stayed in Bed (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A New York photographer takes photos of various tenants in a posh apartment building while waiting for a nude pin-up model to show up for him at his studio.
Plot: mistaken identity, model, photographer, posing nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudie cutie, female nudity, chase
Place: new york
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Smazalnia story (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dwaj multi-instrumentaliści, Broda i Redaktorek, po kilku latach muzykowania w Finlandii wracają promem do kraju objętego stanem wojennym. Tomaszow Maz
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cervantes from the Small Town (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'Malo Misto' lives its own life, but not far behind the times. Hotel manager Roko Prč strives to organise tourism, so he introduces the first nudist beach. His wife Anđa brings two of her cousins from the Dalmatian hinterland and demands ...
Plot: exploitation, infatuation, hotel manager, summer, office romance, family business, communism, summer romance, tourist attraction, resort hotel
Place: croatia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, silly humor, satire, goofy hero, gangsters, artists and showbiz, disorder, couples, aids, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Peter Cook & Co. (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A TV Special consisting of various sketches with the titular comedian and fellow comics in guest appearances.
Plot: satire, actor playing himself, joke, comedian
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on a true story, MRS RATCLIFFE'S REVOLUTION, is the tale of a family from Bingley in Yorkshire, who defect to East Germany. Here they find a nightmare of rationing, censorship and the most spied upon people in history rather than the ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, communism, dysfunctional marriage, family relations, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, strong female lead, strong female character, society, female director, hare krishna
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, east germany
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25%
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Testosteron (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The wedding of Kornel, a young, well known TV scientist, to the famous singer, Alicja, is to be the social event of the year. In the suburban reception hall, the final preperations are being made. The waiter, Tytus, who is somewhat touchy having ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, unlikely couple, couples, comedy of errors, disorder, silly humor, love triangle, couple relations, family relations, love, parent child relationship, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Breaker High (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Breaker High is a Canadian teen comedy-drama series that ran from 1997 to 1998, airing on YTV in Canada and on UPN in the United States.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, cruise, ship, meaningful kiss, youth, love and romance, battle of the sexes, coming of age, teenage life, high school life, first sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Don't Drink the Water (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollander family's European vacation is interrupted when their plane is forced to land in Vulgaria. The Hollanders leave the plane to take pictures which results in accusations of spying. Chased by Vulgarian soldiers, they take refuge in ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hijacking, odd couple, dishonesty, soldier, confined, espionage, secret agents, politics, state affairs, undercover, chases and races, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Don Camillo: Monsignor (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Don Camillo is now a bishop, Peppone is now a senator, but their rivalry is as fierce as when they were just a village priest, and a village administrator. Don Camillo learns that Peppone is about to promote the building of a communal house on the ...
Plot: conflict, pastor, communist, senate, election campaign, chapel, body painting, speech, insult, strike, priest, politics ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Man - Woman Wanted (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Falsely accused Warsaw art museum assistant goes into hiding as a woman.
Style: cult film
Plot: exhibition, flashback, telephone conversation, cigarette smoking, cooking, housekeeper, sugar, flirting, party, typewriter, painting, screaming ...
Place: warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Babo 73 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The president of the United Status, who, when he isn’t at the White House— a dilapidated Victorian— conducts his top-secret affairs on a deserted beach.
Plot: satire, politics, usa president, u.s. president
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, friends, family problems, couples, disorder, satire, hidden identity, lookalikes, once in a lifetime opportunity, small town, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Going Overboard (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, sex comedy, awful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: ambition, ocean, ship, cruise ship, bartender, dictator, friendship, buddies, silly humor, follow your dream, misfit, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%