Movies like Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

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Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)
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Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A rivalry is brewing between the soldiers at an otherwise tranquil Army base and the civilians of a nearby Southern town. With good intentions, Col. Flanders tries to keep the piece and uses Brian Keith to work community relations. However, peace is hard to come by with Ernest Borgnine as a beat first ask questions later sheriff. The Colonel organizes a dance and encourages all in the area to attend. But instead of merriment, tensions are even higher. Tony Curtis plays a wise cracking Sergeant who can't stay out of trouble and soon lands in jail. Brian Keith borrows a tank to release his friend from jail. A rebellious town leader Billy Joe Davis proclaims war against the military with his own private army. Suzanne Pleshette co-stars as the oh so lovable bar maid.
Plot: soldier, satire, military base, small town, dancing, sergeant, arrest, militia, army vs civilians, tank, dance, dark humor

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Most similar movies to Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about satire, small town, dark humor, society, small town life, culture clash and runaway mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?: Tlayucan (1962), Every Young Man (1966), Zero Motivation (2014), Julian Po (1997), Operacja Dunaj (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 170
Tlayucan (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Desperate for the illness of his son, the farmer steals a pearl Eufemio image of St. Lucia in the village church. Some tourists photographed the theft, and Euphemius is about to be lynched by their neighbors. Pearl disappeared swallowed by one of ...
Plot: satire, miraculous event, small town, pearl, sick child, blind man, peasant, spinster, church, illness
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Every Young Man (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jurácek's feature debut is shot in two parts. In the first, a corporal accompanies a new recruit with a sore Achilles tendon for his physical, and all the girls or young women they see are played by the same actress (Ruzickova). In the longer ...
Plot: army, soldier, socialism, young man, youth, caught masturbating, masturbation, military life, uniform, barracks, dancing, military draft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Zero Motivation (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Filmmaker Talya Lavie steps into the spotlight with a dark comedy about everyday life for a unit of young female Israeli soldiers. The human resources office at a remote desert base serves as the setting for this cast of characters, who bide their ...
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, funny, witty, talky ...
Plot: office, female soldier, military base, military, soldier, army, friendship, virginity, best friends, military life, hapless soldier, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: israel, tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.0
 2K
Julian Po (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to kill himself.
Style: offbeat, touching, humorous, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, dark humor, clergy, society, misfit, dealing with death, friends, social relations, friendship, on the road, human nature, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 4.9
 364
Operacja Dunaj (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland, Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Operation Danube was the cover name for the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact armies in August 1968. The fleet of Polish tanks which arrive to liberate their neighbor, ostensibly threatened by a counter-revolution, includes the old tank ...
Plot: invasion, small town, female nudity, tank, tavern, armor, skinny dipping, public sex, marital problem, drunkenness, escape, soviet army ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.8
 2K
Hits (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talentless teen will do anything to get on TV's "The Voice." Meanwhile, her father, a municipal worker, creates an uproar when a video of his rants at City Hall goes viral.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: fame, talent, society, dark humor, media satire, celebrity culture, delusion, computers and web, viral video, small town, youtube, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.9
 106
The Naked Ape (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Somewhat based on Desmond Morris's fascinating book of pop anthropology, this partially animated satirical docudrama produced by Playboy Magazine publisher Hugh Hefner, traces the evolution of human kind and offers insight into the reasons why ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: satire, college student, vietnam war, anthropology, sexuality, female nudity, evolution, male nudity, cult
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 15K
Biloxi Blues (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, Eugene enlists in the US Army during the last year of the War and is sent to basic training in Biloxi Mississippi. There he must live with a variety of fellow soldiers while enduring the whims of a mentally unstable ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, light, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boot camp, world war two, basic training, military life, soldier, youth, coming of age, gay slur, loss of virginity, sergeant, friendship, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, arkansas, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Killing Zelda Sparks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Zelda Sparks comes back to the small town of New Essex, two old high school buddies Craig Blackshear and Terry Seville decide to pull a vicious prank on Craig's meddling former girlfriend Zelda -- but Terry is appalled to learn that the ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy
Plot: high school, small town, partial female nudity, lesbian, sex, lesbian subtext, lesbian kiss, female nudity, seductive, hot, old love, prom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.2
 116
The Day We Met (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being called for his mandatory yearly Israeli army reserve duty, Arik Schwartzman finds himself looking for a uniform wearing serial rapist. He is aided by Natalie, a young female soldier who looks for her lost father.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: danger, soldier, law enforcement, army investigation, military, military life, military base, woman in danger, blackmail, attempted rape, escort service, dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Alex in Wonderland (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bohemian Alex Morrison has just finished directing his first feature length movie. In its previews, the movie is considered a critical, artistic and surefire commercial success. As such, Alex seemingly has his choice of what his next project will ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, nudity (full frontal - brief), vietnam war, showbiz, starting over, political unrest, small town life, rebelliousness, couple relations, drug abuse, dark humor, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 20th century
Place: vietnam, los angeles, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, society, politics, opposites attract, social relations, couples, small town, small town life, architect, answering machine, journalism, castle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, workplace situations, addiction, drug abuse, dark humor, against the rules, life is a bitch, dishonesty, cons and scams, retirement home life, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Cookie's Fortune (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, murder, investigation, suicide, family relations, estrangement, friendship, theatre director, crimes, human nature, small town life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Firemen's Ball (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In Milos Forman's satire on Communism set in a small Czechoslovakian town in the 1960s, the local firemen decide to organize a ball, however the proceedings are dogged by difficulty at every step. They plan to organize a beauty pageant at the ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: satire, axe, dark humor, lottery, firefighter, political satire, farce, small town, new wave, small town life, bittersweet, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: biting, cynical, futuristic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: journalism, politics, white house, translator, satire, terrorism, civil war, illegal immigration, militia, rebellion, misfit, immigrants ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 21K
Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, small town, ambition, family relations, championship, social relations, blind ambition, adoption, butter, mentor, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 5K
Wise Blood (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, sin, blindness, preacher, society, soldier, religions or cults, bishop, wiretap, cons and scams, satire, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.2
 2K
Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, orphan, friendship, strong female presence, teenage life, small town life, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, custody, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Captain Pantoja and the Special Services (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen by his superiors to set up a special service of 'visitors' to satisfy the sexual needs of the soldiers posted on remote jungle outposts.
Style: witty, sexual, humorous, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: satire, prostitute, farce, profanity, silly humor, couple relations, sexual relations, military, love and romance, soldier, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Men Cry Bullets (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man wants to be a female impersonator, but gets mocked in his very first performance by a fierce older woman. He finds out where she lives and goes to her house expecting an apology. Instead, she locks him in her shed and rapes him. It makes ...
Plot: love triangle, transvestite, cross dressing, pubic hair, gun, domestic violence, satire, dark humor, female rapist, female on male rape, male rape, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, homecoming, coming of age, reunion, puppy love, fame, teenage rebellion, celebrity, worship, small town, youth, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.9
 3K
Placido (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebrations ...
Style: suspense, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: working class, small town, social differences, dark humor, charity, bourgeoisie, christmas eve, power relations, family relations, golden years, race against time, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, suspense, witty, clever ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, half sister, nun, dark humor, power relations, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, workplace intrigue, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 319
Searchers 2.0 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Comedy drama in which two actors who owe their entire careers to the Western genre seek revenge against a legendary screenwriter who once mistreated them on the set of an early film.
Style: cult film
Plot: embarrassment, public humiliation, revenge, false identity, whip, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 2K
Whiteboyz (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a virtually all-white Iowa town, Flip daydreams of being a hip-hop star, hanging with Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre. He practices in front of a mirror and with his two pals, James and Trevor. He talks Black slang, he dresses Black. He's also ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, slang, cynical ...
Plot: hip hop, small town, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, americana, culture clash, fish out of water, youth, crimes, teenage love, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 21K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: film within a film, small town, amateur theater, filmmaking, love and romance, lifestyle, americana, small town life, movie business, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Invisible Ink (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two struggling New York cartoonists must confront the harsh obligations of reality while pursuing their dreams of success.
Style: parody, captivating, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, success, cartoonist, satire, art, subculture, drawing, mishap, comics, underground, artist, classical music ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 326
Harry's War (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his aunt dies of a heart attack while fighting the IRS, Harry Johnson decides to take up the cause.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, humorous
Plot: fighting the system, ambition, legal, society, vengeance, store, against the odds, small town, small town life, rivalry, politics, social relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, elderly, father daughter estrangement, mother daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, youth, golden years, estrangement, old man, piano playing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%