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Nothing Personal (1980)
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Nothing Personal (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Environmentally concerned lawyer Abigail Adams works with Professor Roger Keller in his effort to protect baby seals from slaughter.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: romance, fighting the system, legal action, rebellion, battle of the sexes, legal, society, couples, idealism, dedicated lawyer, power relations, lawyer, satire, seal the animal, wet t shirt, anal sex, car in water
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about society, couples, love and romance, romance, power relations, fighting the system and rebellion mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Nothing Personal: Lower Learning (2008), What Rats Won't Do (1998), HealtH (1980), First Monday in October (1981), Anarchy TV (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: school, against the odds, fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, idealism, satire, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
What Rats Won't Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Soon to be married lawyer Kate Beckenham has landed the case of a lifetime. Her courtroom opponent turns out to be the charming Jack Sullivan, who has never lost a single case.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: legal, opposites attract, romance, dedicated lawyer, legal action, love and romance, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, society, power relations, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The world's most famous madame is called to Washington to testify before Congress.
Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: media coverage, prostitution, limousine, american flag, strong sexual content, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, legal action, media, legal, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
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HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, media, politics, wedding, couples, cooking and food, campaign, state affairs, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Six Degrees of Celebration 1914 (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 100 years ago, the Russian Empire ... Christmas Eve. December plugs, holiday celebrations, balls and modest luxury holidays, titled nobles and ordinary peasants, the royal family and the soldiers of the First World War, progressive poets and the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, save the day, new year's eve, human spirit, hopes, wartime life, rebellion, world war one, new year
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
First Monday in October (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: legal, supreme court, battle of the sexes, judiciary, romance, rivalry, fighting the system, courtroom drama, workplace romance, unlikely couple, politics, idealism ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
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65%
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, society, parents and children, tv show, friends, rebellion, fighting the system, clergy, media, activism, teenager, preacher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I'm Smiling (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Hollywood, Look I m Smiling is a laugh-out-loud and insightful comedy concert starring Mad TV s break-out star Aries Spears. Spears is in rare form as he tackles controversial topics such as political correctness , the Hollywood establishment and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, interracial relations, showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Death and Texas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Barefoot Bobby Briggs, the legendary running back for the Austin Steers was today sentenced to die for his role in the armed robbery/murder at a downtown Stop 'n Go convenience store... It's five years later, and Bobby's appeals have ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: satire, murder, athlete's life, confined, rivalry, prison life, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, fighting the system, courtroom drama, legal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Take This Job and Shove It (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A junior executive is ordered to boost output in the hometown brewery where his old friends work.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: brewery, boss and employee, working class, workplace romance, self discovery, unemployment, workplace situations, revolution, power relations, nothing goes right, society, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, family relations, couple relations, social differences, romance, parents and children, fall in love, intrigue, couples, power relations, servant, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, down on your luck, writer's life, society, reincarnation, nightclub, culture clash, disorder, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Home Sweet Home (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense
Plot: elderly, retirement home, rebellion, nursing, power relations, social relations, workplace, fighting the system, against the rules, social worker, forced into action, retirement home life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium, brussels
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53%
Two Million Stupid Women (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A handful of insults and fighting best friends, not quite the Birthday presents every girl hopes for. Melissa s not every girl. She is determined to collect insults from all of her past boyfriends before her birthday night is over. But her journey ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, best friends, couples, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, friends, lovers reunited, alcohol abuse, breakup, birthday, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Without Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, society, love and romance, social relations, couples, feminism, village, village life, strong female presence, clergy, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mom's on Strike (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She was an overworked mom trying to get her family's attention. She didn't know she would become a national sensation.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: feminism, gender, battle of the sexes, family, rebellion, family problems, rebelliousness, couple relations, family life, hopes, unsupportive spouse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Miami Tail (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "A Miami Tail" is a contemporary version of Lysistrata, a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes. "A Miami Tail" has Alicia (Trina) leading the women of Liberty City in a protest against gang violence and disrespect of women in ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: gang, couples, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, battle of the sexes, crimes, sexual relations, city life, urban ghetto life, protest, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Basic Training (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Melinda comes to Washington DC to visit her friend Debbie, and to find a job in government, where she hopes to do her part to make it better. She gets a lower echelon administrative position at the Pentagon, and finds things pretty slack. Her boss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: obnoxious boss, basic training, boss and employee, power relations, battle of the sexes, workplace, dishonesty, gender, u.s. military, female protagonist, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Am Self Sufficient (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michele Apicella lives in Rome, in an apartment paid for by his father. Abandoned by his wife and his son Andrea, he occupies his time acting in an experimental theater company under the artistic direction of his friend Fabio.
Style: experimental, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: politics, society, actor's life, artists and showbiz, cause and meaning, direction and purpose, years of lead, stage play, theater, unrequited love, loneliness, communism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexual, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, doctors and patients, sexual relations, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, couples, power relations, psychiatrist, personal ad ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: loan shark, money, screwball, family relations, romance, nothing goes right, prostitute, race against time, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Housewarming (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chantal, an advocate involved in defending homeless illegal immigrant, decides to refurbish her flat. Following her convictions she calls Columbian workers led by an unforeseeable architect. In the mean time a former client decides he is in love ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, fall in love, life turned upside down, couples, love and romance, family problems, hotshot lawyer, disorder, single parent, family in crisis, immigrants, flat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Heaven Before I Die (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He is different because of that and decides to emigrate from Palestine to Canada, where "everyone is equal". There everybody treats him kindly, and a thief ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, heist, oracle, friends, disability, friendship, farce, love and romance, immigrants, criminal heroes, crimes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, safe sex, teenage life, sexual relations, friendship, lifestyle, rebellion, high school life, school, power relations, hopes, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Married Who? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, eligible bachelor, love and romance, disorder, actor's life, celebrity culture, couples, life turned upside down, romance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, suspense, not serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: workplace, farce, satire, fighting the system, battle of the sexes, sexism, feminism, rivalry, friends, sleazy, couples, poisoning ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Une héritière qui n'arrive pas à hériter, un radin qui ne peut rien dépenser, un petit garçon qui trouve un billet dans la rue, un restaurateur prodigue qui ne fait que donner... Tels sont, entre autres, les personnages de ce film ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, satire, workplace, love and romance, romance, human nature, workplace situations, society, generosity, bankruptcy, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Amazing Grace (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Amazing Grace is a 1974 light comedy featuring black comedienne Moms Mabley as a widow who tries to influence the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland, after she discovers that a black candidate is being used by the incumbent mayor to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: racism, farce, satire, campaign, injustice, ambition, underdog, heroic mission, interracial relations, political corruption, discrimination, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Divorce American Style (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After 17 years of marriage in American suburbia, Richard and Barbara Harmon step into the new world of divorce.
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, satire, marriage, divorce, romance, lifestyle, legal action, couple relations, down on your luck, thirtysomething life, family relations, couples ...
Time: 60s
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39%