Movies like The Dog in the Manger

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The Dog in the Manger (1978)
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The Dog in the Manger (1978)
Original name: Собака на сене
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A musical comedy based on classical play by Félix Lope de Vega.
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, suspense
Plot: jealousy, pride, missing child, nobility, lost child, friendship, society, dishonesty, rivalry, medieval, nobleman, code of honor
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, entertaining and light films with plots about society, friendship, rivalry, youth, adventure, couples and family relations mostly in Comedy, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like The Dog in the Manger: Truffaldino from Bergamo (1977), Where's the Money? (2017), It's All About Karma (2017), To Hell With The Ugly (2010), Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Truffaldino from Bergamo (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A funny musical comedy based on the famous theater play "Servant of Two Masters" by Carlo Goldoni.
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing
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Time: 18th century
Place: venice
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Where's the Money? (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A quick witted young man from the streets of South Central must rush a lily-white USC fraternity to recover a stash of stolen money.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
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It's All About Karma (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giacomo befriends a man, believing that he is the reincarnation of his dead father.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: contemporary
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29%
To Hell With The Ugly (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eliseo is ugly, lame and single. He hasn't met the woman of his life and has never known love. Nati is ugly, missing a breast and separated. She found the man of her life but, even so, has never experienced true love. Eliseo thinks that the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, friendship, society, rivalry, silly humor, physical appearance, love and romance, singleness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Jerry Seinfeld returns to the club that gave him his start in the 1970s, mixing iconic jokes with stories from his childhood and early days in comedy.
Style: entertaining, sincere, light, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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Take the 10 (2017)
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Lord, Give Me Patience (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ultraconservative family father must spend a weekend with his dysfunctional children for the burial of his wife.
Style: humorous, entertaining, sincere, light, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
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Oh How It Hurts 66 (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: class differences, switched at birth, society, parents and children, disorder, family, friendship, male female relationship, destiny, rivalry, youth, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
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It’s the Law (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small Sicilian town elects a new, honest major but quickly learns that playing by the rules is not as easy as it seems
Style: entertaining, feel good, captivating, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: mayor, adaptation, society, escapades, rivalry, ambition, adventure, danger, corruption, justice, friendship, happy ending ...
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25%
The Hippopotamus (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Disgraced poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles.
Style: tense, sincere, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
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Let Yourself Go (2017)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elia, a depressed jewish psychoanalyst, one day meets Claudia, a young and eccentric personal trainer.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Russian Disco (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. They take their chance looking for a better life and find ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
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Win It All (2017)
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Country: USA
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Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 24 min.
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22%
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Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
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Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
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Country: Russia
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21%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
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Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: spain
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 313
Freak Dance (2010)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Hairspray Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 14K
Sandy Wexler (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a hapless but dedicated talent manager signs his first client who actually has talent, his career finally starts to take off.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.6
 1K
Sidetracked (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rural couple in crisis, who have a brother and sister with urban problems, and all of them trying to find a solution.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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