Movies like A Trip Down the River

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A Trip Down the River (1970)
 7.5
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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, summer, cruise, deception, mistaken identity, birthday, river, steamship, satire, bureaucracy, cruise ship, council, communism, socialism, propaganda, show, sight gag
Place: eastern europe, poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and feel good films with plots about satire, mistaken identity, couples, ship, love and romance, female nudity and deception 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: funny, sexy, gloomy, parody, meditative ...
Plot: communism, satire, hip hop, gunfight, greed, culture clash, adaptation, honest, hospital, life, dark humor, british ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, brazil, tokyo, 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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting, humorous
Plot: government agency, heroes, politics, society, state affairs, undercover, dark humor, labor union, working class, working undercover, moral dilemma, tank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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: surgery, tv show, communist propaganda, airport, worker, social satire, drunk, satire, postman, police officer, playing piano, turk ...
Time: 20th century, year 1977, 70s
Place: warsaw poland, poland, hungary, paris france, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, workplace romance, love and romance, goofy hero, boss and employee, breakup, disorder, workplace, farce, rivalry, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, satirical ...
Plot: candidate, radio, election, politics, friends, escapades, deception, ship, summer, election campaign, award, travel ...
Place: syria
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Up Your Anchor (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Those Lemon Popsicle boys are at it again!..Naughtier than ever in...
Style: sexy, sex comedy, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, ship, teenager, cruise, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, silly humor, friends, twentysomething life, wooing, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel
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46%
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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, not serious, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, cruise ship, college life, college student, voyeurism, nothing goes right, youth, disorder, friends, island, student life, cruise ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, light, absurd, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: farce, eccentricity, sarcasm, deadpan, cruise, goofy hero, hidden identity, nothing goes right, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, satire, ship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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#Lucky Number (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Made for TV movie based on a true story, an aspiring New York City sportscaster's life is on the slow track until he serendipitously gets the old cell phone number of a basketball superstar. Will the number be his ticket to success or a path to ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: celebrity, cell phone, sports star, pretending to be someone else, escapades, deception, mistaken identity, new identity, satire, basketball player, pretense, humour ...
Place: new york
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36%
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 ...
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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.
Style: experimental
Plot: satire, lawyer, anarchist, nightmare, bureaucracy, social satire, grave, funeral, death, cemetery, bureaucrat, exhumation ...
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, mind bending
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Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: friendship, love, promise, family relations, miraculous event, village life, oath, communism, widower, pregnancy, survival, gossip ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: humorous, sexy, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cruise ship, homosexuality, gay, pretending to be gay, farce, singleness, mistaken for gay, sex, interracial friendship, fish out of water, lifestyle, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
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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, childhood friend, alligator, orphan, single mother, friendship, gender disguise, turtle, dancing, mother son relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hodgepodge (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cervantes from the Small Town (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
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Plot: resort hotel, summer romance, tourist attraction, exploitation, family business, summer, communism, office romance, infatuation, hotel manager
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⇓ 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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: funny, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Waiter (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A waiter pretends to be an important businessman in order to reach the upper class through his entrepreneurial dreams.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 113 min.
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25%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Place: england, germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
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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, humorous, sincere
Audience: kids, teens, teen drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Testosteron (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 119 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Way We Weren't (2019)
Genre: Comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 100 min.
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24%