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Schizopolis (1996)
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Schizopolis (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man works for the unpleasant guru of a Scientology-like movement.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, mind bending, biting, realistic, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: dentist, masturbation, office, infidelity, assassination, exterminator, workplace, sexual relations, couple relations, lookalikes, love and romance, love affair, family problems, couples, dishonesty, media, snitch, guru, crumbling marriage, delusion, hysteria, estrangement, unfulfillment, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, rhode island, costa rica

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, melancholic, clever and witty films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, couples, mentor, catastrophe, loneliness and runaway mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Schizopolis: Full Frontal (2002), Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993), Scenes from a Mall (1991), Goodbye Lover (1998), The Invention of Lying (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: witty, clever, offbeat, surreal, biting ...
Plot: advertising, farce, nervous breakdown, advertising executive, advertising agency, couples, couple relations, workplace situations, introspection, mental illness, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: jerusalem, russia, paris france
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 4.7
 9K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, crumbling marriage, couple relations, workplace intrigue, husband wife relationship, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, africa, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: investigation, murder, blackmail, amateur detective, neighbor, mystery, love affair, couples, jazz, ordinary person, verbal byplay, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, anniversary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, assassin, mystery, investigation, love and romance, dishonesty, obsession, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: humorous, philosophical, cynical, clever, funny ...
Plot: misfit, society, love and romance, dishonesty, distopia, love triangle, farce, pretense, disorder, honesty, alternate reality, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, opposites attract, dishonesty, looking for love, adoptive father, adoptive mother, child, boxing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
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The One I Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two ...
Style: surreal, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic, emotional ...
Plot: marriage, moral dilemma, family problems, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, betrayal, infidelity, husband wife relationship, magic, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, small town life, small town, against the rules, couple relations, success, friendship, extramarital affair, adaptation ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, non-linear ...
Plot: jealousy, private detective, existentialism, surveillance, divorce, investigation, rivalry, self discovery, escapades, strong sexual content, suburbs, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Sex and Zen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women, but only if he attains a penis as ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, surreal, serious ...
Plot: transplant, obsession, voyeurism, prostitute, infidelity, transsexual, sexual abuse, love and romance, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, ancient china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: dark humor, surreal, offbeat, witty, not serious ...
Plot: office, negotiation, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, actor's life, fish out of water, disorder, computer system, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, new jersey
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49%
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Slipstream (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: aging, self discovery, filmmaking, elderly, postmodernism, daydreamer, imaginary, artists and showbiz, hopes, escape from reality, writer's life, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless ...
Style: talky, clever, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, media, journalism, investigation, tv show, lifestyle, actor's life, showbiz, crumbling marriage, workplace intrigue, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, canada, usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, romance, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, couples, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, society, self discovery, filmmaking, breakup, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, starting over, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
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Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: therapy, great depression, artists and showbiz, switching roles, celebrity culture, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: paris france, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 598
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: offbeat, dark humor, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: neighbor, gun, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, family problems, disorder, suburbs, social decay, betrayal, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, masturbation, ghost, stewardess, partners, dishonesty, couples, buddies, couple relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: dark humor, witty, sexual, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, gay, chase, stock broker, aids, repression, gay slur, death, teacher, sexual relations, siblings relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, cross country, canada, indiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, psychological, talky, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mind control, actor, puppeteer, sexual identity, obsession, subconscious, love triangle, pet, manipulation, psychology, immortality, lesbian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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44%
Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.
Style: offbeat, mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, haunted house, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, young heroes, imaginary, family relations, couples, family life ...
Place: paris france, africa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, dull life, unlikely criminals, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, party, friendship, corporate world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: surreal, captivating, thought provoking, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: computer, escape from reality, virtual reality, hacker, power relations, social misfits, future dystopia, mathematics, society, totalitarianism, computer system, computer genius ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Book of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, dark humor, surreal, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, redemption, society, introspection, human nature, moral dilemma, rivalry, hopes, legends and myths, religions or cults, save the world, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, jerusalem, empire state building manhattan new york city
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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: infidelity, memory, psychic, dull life, lifestyle, introspection, captivity, battle of the sexes, couples, family problems, ghost, prostitute ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: parody, murder, infidelity, transvestism, vengeance, love affair, eccentric family, couples, family life, aging, prostitute, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, spain, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, rooftop, drunkenness, chance meeting, infidelity, lifestyle, midlife crisis, self discovery, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
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She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, revenge, breakup, battle of the sexes, divorce, vengeance, obsession, dysfunctional family, couple relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
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The Overnight (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, are new to Los Angeles. A chance meeting at the park introduces them to the mysterious Kurt, Charlotte, and Max. A family “playdate” becomes increasingly interesting as the night goes on.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: couples, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, swinger, gay, lgbt, male nudity, marriage, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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