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The Scopone Game (1972)
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The Scopone Game (1972)
Original name: Lo scopone scientifico
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An aging American millionairess journeys to Rome each year with her chauffeur George to play the card game scopone with destitute Peppino and his wife Antonia.
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: failed expectations, teenager, prostitute, thief, strong female character, pregnancy, game, dark humor, money, friendship, millionaire, gambling, family relations, burglar, male female relationship, love triangle, journalist, billionaire, book, card game, child murderess, suicide attempt, ambulance, old man, chauffeur ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, telephone call, husband wife relationship, photograph, cigarette smoking, crying and boy mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Scopone Game: A Girl in Australia (1971), Panic Attack (2017), An Average Little Man (1977), What a Man Wants (2018), Rising High (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Girl in Australia (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about an old fashioned Italian with moral values of the 1930/40's ,who has to find a wife in the modern, woman's liberated society of Australia of the 1960/70's.
Style: surprise ending, epic
Plot: hotel room, train station, threatened with a knife, fight, friend, crying, bar, fake identity, performance, helicopter, face mask, desert ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, italy, rome italy
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Dead in a Week (Or Your Money Back) (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: William has failed to kill himself so many times that he outsources his suicide to aging assassin Leslie. But with the contract signed and death assured within a week (or his money back), William suddenly discovers reasons to live... However Leslie ...
Style: ironic, light, feel good, absurd, cynical
Plot: death wish, suicide attempt, hitman, assassin, suicidal, criminal, chase, kidnapping, saving a life, writers, murder, boy ...
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Panic Attack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tragedy meets comedy in seven stories about how our entire world can collapse at any given moment.
Style: non-linear, neurotic, tragicomedy, humorous, light ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, group of friends, passive aggressive woman, failed expectations, comedy of manners, multiple storylines, friend, wedding, wedding party, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, party, wedding day ...
Place: central europe, poland, warsaw poland
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An Average Little Man (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Giovanni Vivaldi is an average middle-aged man with a secure job as a government accountant. He wishes nothing more than to set up his only son Mario, his biggest pride in the world, with the same secure government job before he eventually retires. ...
Style: tragicomedy, controversial, italian comedy, ambiguous ending
Plot: torture, accountant, kidnapping, revenge, years of lead, heist, loss, justice, colleague colleague relationship, praying, loss of wife, secret society ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rising High (2020)
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: adultery, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, money, oral sex, cheating, rise and fall, husband wife relationship, drug dealer, false identity, friendship, manipulation ...
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The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life (1972)
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A successful businessman whose destiny leads him to a secluded Swiss chalet where his life is put on trial by a group of retired law professionals. The men assemble to analyze Sordi's rise to power and his increasingly immoral behavior as he ...
Plot: language barrier, feet on table, hypocrisy, female objectification, manipulative behavior, learning the truth, playing violin, psychological manipulation, taking off shoes, delivery, crime and punishment, italian abroad ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, italy, central europe
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The Couples (1970)
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: Three episodes. The refrigerator. A married couple of two poor emigrant workers spend almost all their money to buy a refrigerator (a must in the '70s). The purchase is too expensive for their familiar balance sheet. To earn some money they ...
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.
Style: neurotic, humorous, captivating, tense, sincere
Plot: family vacation, avalanche, swedish, husband wife relationship, marriage, friendship, introspection, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, father son relationship, strong female character, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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The Impossible Years (1968)
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock ...
Audience: teen comedy
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