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Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (1976)
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Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (1976)
Original name: Signore e signori, buonanotte
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a black dignitary of an embassy by a CIA agent and then into his own killing by another colleague. In a television film, the police are befooled by a fake bomb and put a real one in order not to be derided by the public. In a film inquisition show, the bishop of Naples speaks highly of the importance of the family, but a child who lives a miserable family life kills himself. In the debate that follows it is proposed that they should eat the children, as Swift had said. In the next episode, a general who is in the toilet is called for the NATO parade, but the flasher breaks and in his effort to fix it, he dirts allover and kills himself. In a children's show an inspector finds excuses and delays the arrest of a powerful man...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: parody, police, female nudity, politician, corruption, satire, television, media, tv show, mass media
Time: 70s
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and italian comedy films with plots about satire, female nudity, parody, television, police, media and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen: Be Sick... It's Free (1968), 15 from Rome (1963), Roma bene (1971), The New Monsters (1977), Tunnel Vision (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Be Sick... It's Free (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The eventful ascent of a doctor in the corrupted Italian healthcare system.
Style: italian comedy
Plot: sanity, career, roman, first person narration, doctors, ambitious man, large family, business competition, ambition, social climber, working class, publicity ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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100%
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15 from Rome (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.
Style: anthology, italian comedy
Plot: satire, beggar, old woman, priest, boxing, transvestite
Place: italy
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72%
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Roma bene (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nino Manfredi is a police captain, giving an onlooker's point-of-view towards the decadent society folk. Party itself features a down & out baron, who dances with the party's glamorous hostess Virna Lisi so that he can steal her ...
Plot: female nudity, sex, murder, footsie under the table, corruption
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The New Monsters (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 15 years after the monumental "I mostri" which was a great example of Italian sketch comedy, 3 of the greatest Italian directors ever (Risi, Monicelli, Scola) the best Italian writers ever (Age, Scarpelli) the best Italian actors ever ...
Style: italian comedy, grotesque, anthology
Plot: terrorist, funeral, police, restaurant, priest, kidnapping, satire, police officer, hospital, mafia, nun, hitchhiking ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Tunnel Vision (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely crack you up! This outrageous and irreverent spoof ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: parody, television, absurd humor, irreverence, fictional game show, female nudity, undressing, female full frontal nudity, satire
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 186
The Boob Tube (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 'Live Action', young psychiatrist Henry Carstairs moves into an apartment building filled with lonely, sex starved women. This soap is interrupted several times by sexy ads.
Plot: tv commercial, television, fake commercial, surrealism, female nudity, absurd humor, sex, satire, parody, soap
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Murder Can Hurt You (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Spoof of TV crime dramas. Someone is murdering all the great detectives and cops, and it's up to the remaining few to find the killer and stop him.
Plot: farce, police, private detective, police detective, parody, investigation, murder, serial killer, television, satire
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41%
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Cafe Express (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: cons and scams, family life, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, crime, parody, satire, caper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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We Want the Colonels (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a net of relationship in order to organize a Coup ...
Style: political
Plot: coup d'etat, satire, politics, fascism, military coup, beret, italian fascism, grudge, years of lead, clandestine, military officer, curfew ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Boogie Vision (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Struggling hippie independent filmmaker Mick gets his big break after he finds out that his girlfriend Marlene's father Burt is a movie producer. Unbeknown to Mick, Burt only specializes in porno pictures. Mick cranks out a cruddy science ...
Plot: filmmaker, underground, female nudity, skateboarding, cult, fake news report, girlfriend, director, money, nudity (full frontal - brief), skateboard, satire ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In the Name of the Italian People (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An obscure Italian magistrate suspects that a well-known industrialist commited murder, and decides to investigate him, and bring him to court, whatever it takes. But - will the magistrate have it in him to go against impossible odds, in the name of ...
Plot: satire, dead fish, suicide thoughts, world cup, gay stereotype, investigation, plastic, justice, contamination, waste, learning english, destroying evidence ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, talky, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, infidelity, love affair, political intrigue, friends, couples, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All My Friends Part 3 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This time the "amici" (friends) are just four: Necchi, Meandri, Mascetti and Sassaroli. Nevertheless they are older they still love to spend their time mainly organizing irresistible jokes to everyone in every kind of situation. Mascetti ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: joke, male friendship, friendship between men, clinic, friend
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Let's Have a Riot (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Style: intellectual
Plot: big business, celibacy, rebel, theft, thief, student, university, husband wife relationship, cashier, injustice, religion, catholic church ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Common Sense of Modesty (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A three novels about an ordinary people discovering erotic movies.
Plot: film within a film, porn magazine, male full rear nudity, priest, seduction, lesbian, female nudity, sex, lesbianism
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mutande Pazze (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four ambitious women are ready to do anything to make a name in show business. The translation of the Italian title is "Mad Underpants".
Plot: footsie under the table, topless, female nudity, stripper, roommate, corruption, female bare feet
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Precarious Bank Teller (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The accountant Arturo De Fanti has problems in the bank because he threatens to be hunted. But he does not import of this troubles, because he hopes to find comfort with his lover.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: farce, clothed female naked male, male full rear nudity, adultery, bank clerk, extramarital affair, female nudity, unfaithful wife
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Farfallon (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview
Plot: runaway, jail, parody, nun, prison, escape, revenge, convent, mother superior, police
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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American Raspberry (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: erection, electric chair, satire, parody, ira, media, society, nothing goes right, tv show, media satire, chaos and mayhem, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Up Yours (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tenants share wild times in a Hollywood apartment building.
Style: erotic, sex comedy
Plot: parody, satire, tenant, building, apartment, female nudity, apartment building, vignette, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How to Lose a Wife and Find a Lover (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alberto deceived by his wife, goes to some place in the mountains to escape. There he meets a woman who was there for the same reasons that he was.
Style: sex comedy, erotic
Plot: lover, lovers, leotard, yoga, ski resort, farce, female nudity, erotica, sex
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All My Friends Part 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All My Friends Part 2 (Italian: Amici miei Atto II) is a 1982 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli. It is the sequel to Amici miei of 1975. The movie features Paolo Stoppa in one of his last roles. ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: joke, male friendship, friendship between men, friend
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
She No Longer Talks She Shoots (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rosemonde, hailed as "the Princess" reign over a slum in the Paris suburbs. Herbert, a reporter who came to investigate on the pollution, ends up in a grinding machine of her invention. Rosemonde resells the bones to the church authorities ...
Style: realistic, humorous
Plot: urban ghetto, church, urban ghetto life, love affair, deadly, crimes, journalism, supernatural ability, society, media, satire, parody ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Anarchy TV (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, tv show, parents and children, friends, clergy, media, rebellion, fighting the system, society, preacher, teenager, anarchy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fun Is Beautiful (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meets a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full of stockings and biro pens. The last one is a hippy whose ...
Plot: topless, zoo, hippie, abusive boyfriend, unrequited love, father son relationship, mother son relationship
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Il commissario Lo Gatto (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Police commissioner Lo Gatto is in charge of the local Italian police station within Vatican State. During an investigation, following the murder of a Vatican priest, he decides to question the Pope!!! For this reason Lo Gatto is sent to a Sicilian ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: disappearance, investigation, island, journalist, police, female nudity, murder, vatican, pope
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1973, martial arts great Bruce Lee died, his final film, Game of Death, left unfinished. With the public hungry for more Lee, movie execs decide to find a replacement. This outrageous satire looks at the entire process, from the oddball ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: parody, martial arts, filmmaking, rise and fall, rising to stardom, actor's life, against the odds, tv show, showbiz, celebrity culture, tragic hero, desire for fame ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
TV: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A celebration of the ever increasing depravity of television in our society-- it's a channel surfing adventure through the most utterly ridiculous spoofed television programming and commercials.
Style: witty, humorous, not serious
Plot: satire, friends, media, prank, buddies, parody, gang, partners, figment, disorder, media satire, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Juana C. The Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman from a far off province is sent to study in a prestigious Manila university. But she gets caught up in the wrong crowd and ends up becoming a high class prostitute. Her surprising skill gives her access to the most powerful figures in ...
Plot: corruption, politician, prostitute, satire, scientist, billboard
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: satire, couples, radio dj, ratings, couple relations, celebrity culture, workplace intrigue, tv show, showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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