Movies like What a Mess!

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What a Mess! (1995)
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What a Mess! (1995)
Original name: Ширли-мырли
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The story starts in a Siberia where world's biggest diamond was found. It is so valuable that it may not only pay off the enormous national debt, but also allow every Russian citizen to move to the Canary Islands. However, Mafia plans to steal the massive gem but a notorious thief, Vasia, ruins their plans. Mafia and militia begin chasing him, but soon Vasia learns that he has brothers as between the chase he runs into well known Jewish conductor and a gypsy baron who are triplet brothers.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, absurd
Plot: family relations, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, diamond, embezzler, twin brother, long lost son, long lost relative, escapades, cons and scams, wedding, couple relations, family secret, love, thief, police, jewish, gypsy, caper, mafia, racism, russian mafia, theft, impersonation, russian ...
Place: russia

Most similar movies to What a Mess!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and entertaining films with plots about family relations, escapades, couples, wedding, disorder, couple relations and society mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like What a Mess!: Bitterly! (2013), Bromance: My Brother's Romance (2013), Sextuplets (2019), Mad Families (2017), The Best Movie (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bitterly! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Progressive and talented Natasha and Roma dream of a European wedding by the sea... but Natasha's stepfather procured a different scenario. Rough official of the city administration considers the celebration as a springboard for their careers, ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: wedding, love, wedding preparations and rituals, sibling relationship, society, disagreement, social relations, escapades, stereotypes, couples, father daughter relationship, adult humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bromance: My Brother's Romance (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is forced to pretend to be his estranged gay brother in order to keep a major business from falling through. Though he has always hated his brother, the young man gains a new appreciation as he lives his brother's life.
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Plot: brother brother relationship, gay, twins, coma, pretending to be gay, twin, ambulance, debt, business, escapades, rivalry, happy ending ...
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84%
 4.4
 7K
Sextuplets (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An expecting father-to-be discovers he has many other siblings and tries to track them down before his baby is born.
Style: humorous, light, dark humor, feel good
Audience: teen comedy, date night, family outing
Plot: family relations, uncover truth, family problems, escapades, brother brother relationship, hopes, search for father, brother
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81%
 4.1
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Mad Families (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three families compete for a camping spot during a busy Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, dark humor, light
Plot: camping, family vacation, escapades, disorder, interracial relations, family relations, cynicism, rivalry, culture clash, parents and children, couples, racism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Best Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vadik Volnov (Garik Kharlamov) dies on his own wedding of cannabis overdose and has to prove to God that he is worthy to enter Heaven. During his conversation with God's secretary, Vadik recalls numerous memorable moments of his earthly ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, surrealism, storytelling, dialogue, father son relationship, adventure, heroes, love and romance, family relations, alcohol, god, wedding ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
From 180 & Taller (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Administrator of a Fitness-Club Kostya thinks that having a woman taller than 180sm by a man's side is a symbol of his prosperity and success. But he can only dream of having a 180sm beauty by his side. One day he decides to go on a date with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, sincere ...
Plot: male female relationship, dating, fitness gym, intercourse, escapades, misfit, family relations, dialogue, friendship, twists & turns, fall in love, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Seven Dinners (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After five years of marriage, their relationships have come to a dead end – no kids, no common interests, almost no more love is left… When the wife asks for divorce, the husband tries the last remedy to cure their relationships – a scientific ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, marriage, couples, family relations, family, love, hopes, sex, husband wife relationship, romance, happy ending, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Testosteron (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The wedding of Kornel, a young, well known TV scientist, to the famous singer, Alicja, is to be the social event of the year. In the suburban reception hall, the final preperations are being made. The waiter, Tytus, who is somewhat touchy having ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, unlikely couple, comedy of errors, disorder, couples, love triangle, silly humor, family relations, couple relations, parent child relationship, love, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.2
 18K
The Week Of (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The parents of a soon-to-be married couple make the final preparations for the wedding ceremony.
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: wedding, family relations, parents and children, dialogue, disorder, happy ending, friendship, doctor, youth, escapades, love and romance
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
It's for Your Own Good (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three brothers-in-law try to get their daughters to dump their undesirable boyfriends.
Style: light, captivating, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, stereotypes, culture clash, prejudice, society, adventure, manipulation, parents and children, friends, life philosophy, father daughter relationship, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
How I Became Russian (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To please the father of his bride is not an easy task. This problem is faced by the Chinese guy Pen, when he goes to Moscow for his love - Ira, without even knowing what a nightmare awaits him. After all, her father Anatoly is not at all ready to ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: russian, son in law, interracial love, trial, chinaman, couple relations, father daughter relationship, winter
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Loudspeaker (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gathered together in a country house, seven friends play an entertaining game, in which participants have to read aloud all of their incoming text messages, and can only answer their calls using loudspeaker mode. They can’t even imagine what ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: adultery, telephone call, couple relations, betrayal, human nature, friendship, family relations, adaptation, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 1K
Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, disorder, on the run, rise to the top, contests and competitions, love triangle, village, family relations, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Three Brothers (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money, only to find out that they will not receive it after all. The men grow closer while deciding how to proceed.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Plot: on the run, family problems, family relations, disorder, charity, partners, cons and scams, inheritance, trial, money, brother brother relationship, brotherhood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, hidden identity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shura journalist comes to the Caucasus to shoot a report about the local beauty and tradition, and into Gorski, fiefdom of the local city mayor George Gadzhievich Saahova. Those supporting fashion, given the governor planned to marry a young beauty, ...
Style: feel good, light, entertaining, humorous
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: love and romance, adventure, life philosophy, society, youth, romance, escapades
Time: 20th century
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
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Mistresses (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. Three girls, deceived by married men, establish a secret society to help other women like themselves.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, sexy, romantic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: vengeance, adultery, friendship, betrayal, escapades, rivalry, redemption, dishonesty, adventure, society, revenge, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, life turned upside down, society, couple relations, misfit, family relations, culture clash, family life, dishonesty, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Six Degrees of Celebration (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A collection of several interlinked stories that happen on the New Year's eve...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, new year, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, couple relations, hopes, president, escapades, romance, jealousy, telephone call ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: impostor, cons and scams, comedy of errors, disorder, crimes, mafia, love, con artists, house, friendship, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 38K
Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, humorous, light, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, racism, family relations, marriage, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.5
 4K
Ay Lav Yu (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ibrahim returns to Tinne, along with his girlfriend, Jessica, but will the tiny village become their new home?
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: culture clash, village, homecoming, meet the parents, couple relations, couples, social differences, fish out of water, society, family relations, parents and children, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 212
I Do & I Don't (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a young couple that must endure premarital counseling and the horrific married couple they are assigned to.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, love, marriage, romance, counseling, nudity (full frontal - brief), verbal byplay, screwball, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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With Open Arms (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jean-Étienne Fougerole is an intellectual bohemian who released his new novel "In Open Arms" and calling the wealthiest people to welcome home the families in need. While he promotes his book during a televised debate, his opponent ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: challenge, eviction, modern art, teenage love, wedding, culture clash, friendship, fish out of water, family life, society, escapades, gypsy ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Samba in Mettmann (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Olaf is to take care of the family's cleaner's store, while his dad is away on a fair. In the evening he runs into three Brazilian ladies thrown out of a limousine not knowing where to go. Olaf invites them to stay with him and his deaf ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light
Plot: brazilian, grandfather, wedding, transsexuality, small town, trio, living room, fiancee, family relations, laundry, deaf
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, buddies, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, friendship, marriage, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, idiotic, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, family relations, single parent, hoax, professor, farce, expedition, dishonesty, switching roles, comedy of errors, cons and scams, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, wedding, couples, society, life is a bitch, politics, family life, social decay, suburban life, suburbs, couple relations, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dzhentlmeny, Udachi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The remake of famous Russian comedy "Dzhentlmeny udachi" (1971).
Style: light, humorous, exciting, tense, absurd
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: criminal heroes, working undercover, doppelganger, dishonesty, crimes, misfit, chase, danger, rivalry, ambition, runaway, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Coopers' Camera (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Using a professional grade video camera, a dysfunctional family records their Christmas Day in 1985, which descends into total chaos.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, dark humor ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, satire, christmas, family gatherings, parents and children, uninvited guest, family, couples, dysfunctional family, party, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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