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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: dark humor, tragicomedy
Plot: teenager, prostitute, thief, strong female character, pregnancy, game, money, friendship, millionaire, gambling, family relations, burglar, male female relationship, love triangle, journalist, billionaire, book, card game, child murderess, suicide attempt, ambulance, love hate relationship, old man, chauffeur, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about photograph, cigarette smoking, telephone call, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship and crying mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Scopone Game: A Girl in Australia (1971), Rising High (2020), Panic Attack (2017), An Average Little Man (1977), The Couples (1970). 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: epic, surprise ending
Plot: hotel room, telephone call, crying, language barrier, nickname, friendship between men, drunkenness, neighbor, waiter, car accident, airport, train ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, australia
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95%
 5.7
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Rising High (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
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.
Plot: adultery, cheating wife, prison, unfaithful wife, forgery, mountain, letter, unemployed, suspicious man, signing a contract, sex scene, male male hug ...
Place: central europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
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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, tragicomedy, neurotic, dark humor
Plot: masturbation, friend, wedding party, blood, crying woman, dog, guilt, balloon, boy, telephone call, teenager, lust ...
Place: central europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, italian comedy, ambiguous ending, dark humor, controversial
Plot: accountant, kidnapping, revenge, torture, years of lead, heist, loss, justice, doctor, bank robbery, egoism, digging a grave ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, cynical, absurd ...
Plot: death wish, suicide attempt, hitman, writers, killer, assassin, love and romance, danger, suicidal, telephone call, flashback, restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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: manipulation, folklore, language barrier, seductive behavior, overheard conversation, fantasizing, portrait, briefcase full of money, salesman, screaming man, souvenir, adulterous husband ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, central europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 134
The Couples (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
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 ...
Style: italian comedy, anthology
Plot: hotel, prostitution, refrigerator, lion, unfaithful husband, unfaithful wife, turin italy
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: college life, family relations, psychiatrist, down on your luck, cons and scams, parents and children, college, family life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: twists and turns, dark humor, clever, biting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, estate, manipulation, older woman younger man sex, crimes, deadly, loss of fortune, power relations, palaces castles and temples, love affair, cons and scams, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 70s
Place: austria, europe, japan, central europe, prussia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mug (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jacek loves heavy metal and his dog. He converts the country lanes outside his door into a racing track and bombs down them in his little car. When he and his girlfriend Dagmara take to the dancefloor, everyone runs for cover. He enjoys his ...
Style: tragicomedy, uplifting, compassionate, ironic
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, village, new identity, disfigured face, social misfits, adaptation, mooning, broken heart, hopes, reject, christianity ...
Place: poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
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Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark
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, sincere, tense
Plot: avalanche, family vacation, swedish, marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship, introspection, strong female character, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 601
Tiger Theory (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: bossy woman, marital crisis, police officer, female sexist, mortician, barefoot woman, husband wife relationship, revolt, double standard, learning the truth, infertility, hospital room ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 134
Senior Trip (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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
Plot: tourist, horse, artist, underage drinking, thief, long haired male, virgin, actor, actress, fish, performance, woman with glasses ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Everybody in Jail (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The incorruptible judge Annibale Salvemini, starts investigating over a classic Italian business/politics/corruption affair. He start to operate, as usual, very strongly. He orders numberless arrests. But the reaction of counterparts won't take ...
Plot: investigation, jail, carabinieri, bribe, corruption, police, court, judge
Place: morocco, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, social differences, family relations, politics, small town, family life, election, communism, hopes, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 60s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 3K
The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: touching, melancholic, captivating, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, colleague colleague relationship, doctor, female protagonist, boy ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chalet for sale (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: chopping wood, old woman, man with glasses, costume, road trip, dysfunctional family, real estate agent, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vomiting, elevator, death of father, flashlight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Girl with a Pistol (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Sicilian woman is dishonored by her lover, then goes to London with a pistol intending to murder him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: vengeance, fall in love, countryside, village, sex addict, couples, society, romance, crimes, love and romance, sexual content, italian stereotype ...
Time: 60s
Place: sicily, london, italy, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, psychological, light, captivating
Plot: billionaire, party, class differences, husband wife relationship, apology, nurse, money, name calling, classroom, race, partnership, dinner ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.2
 5K
Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, cult film ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, communism, teenage life, innocence lost, political unrest, parents and children, politics, society, youth, generation gap, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1967
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: incest, family relations, satire, murder, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, society, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Perfect Strangers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During a dinner, a group of friends decide to share whatever text message or phone call they will receive during the evening - and all hell breaks loose.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, surprise ending, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychology, infidelity, character study, friendship, secrets, family problems, game, under the surface, dialogue, dialogue driven, dinner party, life philosophy ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, friendship, family problems, disorder, couples, friends, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Doug and Abi and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's birthday party. It's soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, absurd, scenic ...
Audience: date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: breakup, vacation, family, parents and children, family problems, nothing goes right, countryside, loss of grandfather, secret, family relations, family drama, nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Romania, Hungary, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romania, 1968. Two very different brothers. Mihai is a secret police informant, Emil is a dedicated dissident. When they have the opportunity to have their ailing father’s eyes operated on in East Germany, the three set out on a moving odyssey.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
Plot: road trip, cold war, family relations, brother brother relationship, fight, arrested, father son relationship, politics, doctor, death of father, female director, widower ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, 60s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Great! (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Carlo Verdone at his best is incredibly supported by a fantastic Alberto Sordi and a cast of street-genie non-actors that outperform beyond any imagination.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: rivalry, friendship, motorcycle, beach, pinball machine, motorcycle gang
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 227
Crying Ladies (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three working-class Manila women — Stella, Ailing and Choleng — are hired as paid mourners at a traditional Chinese funeral.
Plot: funeral, film within a film, cell phone, school, death of father, underwear, friend, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, illegitimacy, mcdonald's restaurant, stained glass window ...
Place: taiwan, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 1K
Quality Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. When venomous, irritable Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, his reluctant son Conrad and the butt-of-all-jokes Jonas has no ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, family problems, disorder, elderly, aging, three generations, reunion, family relations, dildo, parents separation, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, central europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Road Within (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tourette's syndrome, on the road, friendship, mental illness, road trip, anorexia, obsessive quest, social misfits, escapades, society, misfit, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Teacher from Vigevano (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Primary school teacher Mr. Mombelli, nevertheless satisfied with his life, is driven by his wife to resign and starting a new activity. He invest all his goodwill setting up a footwear little factory. But after some time, unexpectedly, a financial ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: classroom, nightmare, unfaithful wife, loss of wife, dream, humiliation, extramarital affair, surrealism, school, entrepreneur, taxes, shoes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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