Movies like Roma 1972

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Roma (1972)
 7.4
 12K
Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful, surreal, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, grotesque ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, politics, clergy, performer's life, artists and showbiz, bohemian life, filmmaking, traffic jam, celebrity culture, child, subway, fascism, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, biker, musician, police, religion, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 20s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Roma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, talky and realistic films with plots about storytelling, satire, hotel, pornography, catastrophe, mentor and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Roma: I Remember (1973), City of Women (1980), Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976), Interview (1987), Living in Oblivion (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, art house, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, social relations, human nature, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, bathtub, sheik, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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95%
City of Women (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, hostages, politics, battle of the sexes, disorder, couples, hostage, strong female presence, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, family relations, satire, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, murder, society, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 2K
Interview (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Federico Fellini welcomes us into his world of film making with a mockumentary about his life in film, as a Japanese film crew follows him around.
Style: sentimental, stylized, humorous, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, lifestyle, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, bus, rain, song, shower, dog, flashback ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: film within a film, filmmaker, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 1K
The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, couples, friends, infidelity, love affair, political intrigue, artists and showbiz, society, dishonesty, unfulfillment, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.0
 111K
8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, producer, postmodernism, creator, star, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, england, paris france, rome italy ...
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62%
 6.2
 5K
CQ (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, and a new-found infatuation with the sci-fi film's starlet.
Style: stylized, surreal, sexy, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, showbiz, starlet, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents, film within a film, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969, future ...
Place: europe, france, italy, paris france, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), virginity, train ride, dwarf, obsession, love, train, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 12K
The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: humorous, satirical, art house, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, weekend, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends, strong sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 14K
Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, infidelity, memory, weirdo, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, ghost, love and romance, romance, prostitute, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ginger and Fred (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act, imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, on a TV variety show.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, showbiz, lovers reunited, bittersweet, romance, artists and showbiz, performer's life, dancer's life, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, tv show ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, filmmaking, filmmaker, violinist, showbiz, imaginary character, profanity, performer's life, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, chaos, religions or cults, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 25K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, celebrity culture, lifestyle, spectacle, satire, writing, film within a film, celebrity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, on the road, politics, hawk, crow, mythology, society, clergy, state affairs, monk, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 7K
Dear Diary (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Writer/director/actor Nanni Moretti offers a three-part film diary which takes a sharply satiric look at Italian life.
Style: anthology, surreal, intellectual, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: motorcycle, self discovery, midlife crisis, introspection, lifestyle, friendship, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, cancer, island, diary, eccentricity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1930s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspense, contemplative, biting ...
Plot: fashion, satire, celebrity culture, media satire, filmmaking, media, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fan, dinner, toys, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 56K
Night on Earth (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Style: intellectual, talky, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, nightlife, passenger, culture clash, priest, confession, heart attack, friendship, misfit, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: rome italy, los angeles, paris france, finland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: sentimental, humorous, ironic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: couples, self discovery, lifestyle, society, ambition, love, adaptation, loneliness, bittersweet, stash, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
 21K
Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, filmmaking, director, workplace situations, nothing goes right, workplace, artists and showbiz, actor's life, extramarital affair, love and romance, lifestyle, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, nice france, riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: filmmaking, price of justice, destructive relationship, infidelity, hotel, couple relations, obsession, showbiz, factory, celebrity culture, anti semitism, midlife crisis ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 8.0
 28K
The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexy, sexual, bleak, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, politics, exile, honeymoon, childhood trauma, treason, estrangement, desire, repression, sin, snitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 6K
Irma Vep (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.
Style: thought provoking, clever, witty, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: satire, film within a film, comeback, culture clash, unsuccessful, society, gender, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, creative block, strong female presence, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 20K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, film within a film, amateur theater, filmmaking, love and romance, lifestyle, americana, small town life, movie business, disorder, showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, social differences, family relations, politics, small town, family life, election, communism, injustice, small town life, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions between members of a film crew build while they wait for the arrival of the director and star to arrive on location.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hotel, filmmaking, gender bending, actor's life, transsexual, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, village, showbiz, destructive relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 10K
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. ...
Style: surreal, clever, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, actor's life, disorder, self discovery, lifestyle, hopes, introspection, husband wife relationship, existentialism, soul selling, depression ...
Place: russia, new york, usa, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, funny, sexy ...
Plot: adult filmmaking, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, obsession, couple relations, movie business, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, porn, cuckold, porn director ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%