Movies like Roma 1972

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Roma (1972)
 7.3
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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, semi serious, semi autobiographical, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, politics, bohemian life, filmmaking, clergy, traffic jam, artists and showbiz, performer's life, celebrity culture, subway, child, fascism, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), travel, prostitute, musician, biker, food, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 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, realistic and stylized films with plots about satire, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, obsession, pornography and culture clash mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Roma: I Remember (1973), City of Women (1980), Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976), Living in Oblivion (1995), The Terrace (1980). 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, sheik, postmodernism, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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100%
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, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, couples, disorder, battle of the sexes, politics, love and romance, crimes, fish out of water, couple relations, hostage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: incest, family relations, society, satire, couples, murder, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, filmmaker, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.1
 2K
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: talky, cynical, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, couples, friends, dishonesty, state affairs, unfulfillment, society, artists and showbiz, satire, love affair, infidelity, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 3K
Interview (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 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: realistic, semi serious, surreal, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: journalism, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, love and romance, performer's life, safari, diva, filmmaking, fascism, kama sutra, old age ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 5K
CQ (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, starlet, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, lone hero, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future, 70s, year 1969
Place: europe, paris france, france, italy, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 116K
8½ (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, reflective, stylized ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, postmodernism, mistress, adultery, dreams, self involved, creator, producer, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, copenhagen, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.2
 15K
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, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, lifestyle, love and romance, media satire, lovers reunited, satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 13K
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: sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, sex, weekend, decadence, lust, society, social decay, lifestyle, friends, strong sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, infidelity, memory, weirdo, spiritualism, ghost, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, prostitute, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 8K
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: surreal, intellectual, satirical, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: motorcycle, diary, self discovery, midlife crisis, introspection, lifestyle, terminal illness, friendship, artists and showbiz, cancer, island, eccentricity ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, filmmaking, violinist, showbiz, imaginary character, couples, postmodernism, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: transsexual, performer's life, romance, love and romance, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, couples, fall in love, showbiz, couple relations, lovers reunited, tv show ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 27K
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, ambition, desire for fame, lifestyle, showbiz, celebrity culture, satire, celebrity, ex wife, greed, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), incest, estrangement, social decay, society, religions or cults, chaos, life is a bitch, satire, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: biting, surreal, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: fashion, satire, filmmaking, lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, media satire, tv reporter, fan, magazine editor, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: semi serious, suspense, biting, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: satire, crow, politics, on the road, mythology, hawk, talking bird, state affairs, society, clergy, idealism, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 22K
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, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, director, workplace situations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace, actor's life, extramarital affair, love and romance, lifestyle, art ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, nice france, french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), virginity, train travel, dwarf, obsession, love, dark humor, mistress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, society, lifestyle, love, ambition, adaptation, loneliness, bittersweet, performer's life, stash, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 30K
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, train travel, honeymoon, exile, childhood trauma, moral dilemma, parents and children, introspection, political unrest, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1938 ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, midlife crisis, hotel, anti semitism, couple relations, destructive relationship, price of justice, factory, showbiz, obsession, celebrity culture ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 60K
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, nightlife, taxi, passenger, culture clash, priest, confession, heart attack, blind character, friendship, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, los angeles, paris france, finland, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 7K
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, comeback, culture clash, creative block, strong female presence, society, gender, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, unsuccessful, showbiz, hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 21K
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, filmmaking, small town life, americana, lifestyle, love and romance, movie business, disorder, showbiz, couple relations, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 7K
Baaria (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, small town, politics, family life, election, communism, injustice, small town life, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, realistic, talky, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, hotel, transsexual, gender bending, artists and showbiz, prostitute, nothing goes right, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gender, actor's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, cuckold, filmmaking, obsession, couple relations, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage, movie business, porn, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, wannabe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 2K
Stardom (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
Style: clever, captivating, realistic, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, rise and fall, rising to stardom, lifestyle, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, obsession, celebrity culture, showbiz, model, fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, canada, france, montreal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%