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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, gambling, revenge, thief, strong female lead, prostitute, game, money, dark humor, friendship, pregnancy, millionaire, love triangle, journalist, burglar, murder, billionaire, doctor, ambulance, child murderess, boy, bet, taxi, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and semi serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, telephone call, family relations, cigarette smoking, crying, photograph and boy mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Scopone Game: A Girl in Australia (1971), Panic Attack (2017), Jealousy, Italian Style (1970), Rising High (2020), The Cake General (2018). 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.
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Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, australia, italy
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: ironic, light, feel good, absurd, cynical
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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: neurotic, non-linear, tragicomedy, light, humorous ...
Plot: group of friends, husband wife relationship, passive aggressive man, comedy of manners, friend, wedding day, multiple storylines, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, passive aggressive woman, party, dark humor, wedding party ...
Place: central europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile ...
Style: tragicomedy, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rivalry, politics, working class, love triangle, satire, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, tragic love, destructive relationship, couples, rally ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, serious
Plot: adultery, cheating wife, money, real estate agent, con men, oral sex, rise and fall, friendship between men, drug dealer, false identity, manipulation, swindle ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
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The Cake General (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1984, Hans Pettersson (Hasse P.) decides to create the largest sandwich cake ever made in order to put his home town, Köping, on the map.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, humorous, captivating, exciting
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Time: year 2009, year 1985, 80s
Place: eastern europe
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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: italian abroad, seductive behavior, hunter, manipulative person, voyeurism, death of protagonist, manipulative behavior, bad dream, murder, crime and punishment, female objectification, adultery ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, italy, central europe
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: ambiguous ending, tragicomedy, controversial
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Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two couples' windy comedy movie that is more dangerous than typhoons in Jeju Islands.
Style: psychological, captivating, satirical, disturbing
Plot: family relations, depressed man, learning the truth, marital crisis, relationships, satire, drawing, portrait, bribe, 40 year old, caught having sex, seductive behavior ...
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15 from Rome (1963)
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Duration: 87 min.
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 6.7
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Country: USA
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Duration: 120 min.
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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 ...
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Place: poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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