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, river, satire, propaganda, socialism, steamship, 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 feel good films with plots about satire, mistaken identity, disorder, communism, couples, ship and female nudity mostly in Comedy 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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, mistaken identity, polish, society, dishonesty, race against time, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, anti communism, communism, satire, money ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, tokyo, brazil, new jersey
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95%
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, biting, dark humor, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: society, government agency, state affairs, working class, working undercover, moral dilemma, labor union, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, undercover, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland
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59%
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, love and romance, workplace romance, goofy hero, workplace situations, breakup, rivalry, workplace, farce, boss and employee, disorder, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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53%
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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: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, satirical ...
Plot: alcohol, candidate, radio, ship, election, deception, escapades, friends, politics, election campaign, radio station, mogul ...
Place: syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ...
Plot: director cameo, taking a photograph, television, tv, hotel room, following someone in a car, flashback, supermarket, following someone, language barrier, telephone call, pig ...
Time: 20th century, year 1977, 70s
Place: hungary, warsaw poland, poland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
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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: realistic, sentimental, sexual, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, buddies, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), wooing, nightlife, youth, friendship, silly humor, twentysomething life, love and romance, looking for sex ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, twins, abbey, twin, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2: College @ Sea (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: sexy, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, cruise, ship, misfit, lifestyle, youth, college, looking for sex, twentysomething life, cons and scams, island, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: deathbed, ex soldier, widower, friendship, oath, survival, prisoner, chapel, prayer, prostitute, religion, village life ...
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33%
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, gender disguise, orphan, friendship, single mother, childhood friend, dance, alligator, dancing, turtle, mother son relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: moustache, dual role, employer employee relationship, lie, twins, weirdo, soccer match, mistaken identity, deception, fake moustache, identical twins, office ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Never Speak Ill of the Dead (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tragicomic story about Communist activist who wants to bring the benefits of Communism to the inhabitants of a Serbian village after WW2.
Plot: minefield, voting, suicide, priest, coal mine, wheat, communism, communist party, secret police, post war
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: model, photographer, mistaken identity, posing nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), nudie cutie, chase, female nudity
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: family business, infatuation, summer, hotel manager, office romance, exploitation, communism, resort hotel, summer romance, tourist attraction
Place: former yugoslavia, croatia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Smazalnia story (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
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Plot: deception, power, bug, smuggling, reporter, musician, tv, duplicity, small town, corruption, cover up
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28%
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 ⇓
28%
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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, not serious, realistic, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, cruise ship, fish out of water, farce, pretending to be gay, lifestyle, singleness, comedy of errors, fall in love, couples, cruise, disorder ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
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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, realistic, not serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
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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, u.s. president, usa president
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, communism, dysfunctional marriage, family relations, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, strong female lead, strong female character, society, female director, hare krishna
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, east germany
⇓ 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: senate, communist, pastor, conflict, secretary, strike, senator, bishop, blackmail, winner, cold war era, communism ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Testosteron (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, unlikely couple, comedy of errors, disorder, couples, love triangle, silly humor, family relations, couple relations, parent child relationship, love, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 437
Trashology (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: College student Tracy (Laura Lee Black) has just received an assignment to write a report on her favorite film genre. In her research she discovers a book, now Tracy is taken into three interlocking tales of the unexpected. First in THE VAT, two ...
Style: anthology, toilet humor, gross out humor, bad taste humour
Plot: satire, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 430
Cosmonaut (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Late '50s to early '60s, when the space war between the Soviet and US was fiercely going on, a fifteen-year-old member of the communist party, Luciana, develops her ideals while living with her bourgeois stepfather, and among male ...
Plot: female director, outer space, 15 year old, communism, rocket, communist, astronaut
Time: year 1963, 1950s, year 1957, 50s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sound Eroticism (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a squirming Hungarian crate factory which only employs female workers, the newly appointed fireman not only buys fire extinguishers full of petrol to save money, but also proposes the installation of an expensive, hidden camera system that would ...
Plot: surveillance camera, shower room, strike, ice cream, hidden camera, fire extinguisher, voyeur, socialism, satire, masturbation, firefighter, peeping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
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15 from Rome (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.
Style: anthology, italian comedy
Plot: satire, beggar, old woman, priest, boxing, transvestite
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, lookalikes, satire, crumbling marriage, buddies, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hidden identity, unfulfillment, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%